Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Legislation Reform Welcomed

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Legislation Reform Welcomed

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THE Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) has welcomed the announcement that the State Government will simplify the key piece of legislation which regulates the real estate profession.

Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie made the announcement at the REIQ's annual general meeting in Brisbane. The reforms will involve splitting the Property Agents and Motor Dealers Act (PAMD Act) into four separate Acts to better reflect and represent each of the sectors.

The State Government has also committed to reducing red tape during the reform process.

REIQ chairman Pamela Bennett said the REIQ had lobbied for many years on behalf of its members to have the PAMD Act streamlined.

C[pounds sterling]A review of the PAMD Act in 2008 reported that consumers, the industry and fair trading officials found the legislation difficult to navigate due to its breadth,C[yen] she said.

C[pounds sterling]The REIQ worked hard with the then state government to facilitate change and it was announced more than two years ago that the legislation would be split. …

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