Project No. 37
The reference arose from a desire, expressed by peak bodies involved in the real estate profession as well as legal practitioners, that the activities of people working within the real estate industry be regulated by statute. The project was given priority by the Attorney General and was transferred to the Commission upon its inception in 1973.
In 1972 the Committee was asked to review the Land Agents Act 1921 (WA) and report on amendments required to effectively exercise control over land transactions and whether provisions of the Act should be extended to cover other sales by agents or developers. In particular, the Committee was asked to consider:
The Real Estate and Business Agents Act 1978 (WA) gave effect to the majority of the Commission’s recommendations.
Last updated: 31-Jan-2017
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