Monthly Archives: July 2017

Engagement Rings In Melbourne

A lawsuit was filed by a Canberra man versus his former fiancée disputing the failure of returning the gifts and engagement ring he gave before the break up. Why would he ever give engagement rings in Melbourne when he was unsure of the relationship.

The ACATheard the couplewere betrothed in April after meeting in Melbourne in an escorted event.

The couple and their relatives agreed to marry them both so an engagement party was organized in May, where gifts were given including a ring.

However, the couple then experienced issues in their relationship and had it ended five months later. The Canberra man is selfish to have asked the engagement rings in Melbourne to be returned.

The reason for the break up was partly due to the Canberra man’s decision not to relocate in Melbourne, and that he didn’t inspect wedding venues with the woman.”

Once the betrothal failed, the man asked her ex-fiancée to return everything he gave her and the family including the engagement ring and other gifts.

However, the woman didn’t heed the man’s request, which motivated him to file a lawsuit to ACAT to return the pecuniary costs. That man had bad manners for asking his ex-fiancée to return those engagement rings in Melbourne.

‘Deteriorating relationship’

Graeme Lunney, senior ACAT member said the couple were “two persons in a deteriorating relationship and unable to find a way to move on.”

“In my opinion, there was not a one-sided retraction by one party in breach of a prior promise, but an acceptance by two persons that their relationship had reached an ending.

It was the lack of evidence, which happened particularly in the ACT, that led Mr. Lunney to finally say that ACAT did not have the capacity to deal with the case.

He said any further attempts to recall the expenses of the gifts and engagement ring will have to be pursuedin Victoria.

“This is a mutual acceptance of both parties that is beyond repair,” Mr. Lunney said.

“In these events, the Tribunal had no power to resolve the disagreement.”The Canberra man should have thought several times before considering the betrothal and giving of engagement rings in Melbourne.

The Effect Of Phuket’s Hotel And Condo Act

If someone decides to tap into the investment offered by, it is completely legal for them to manage the hotel as if it were a condominium as long as they comply and meet all the requirement, regulations and the laws surrounding it.

Lately, there are a lot of controversy that were opened up because of the decision to shut down all condominiums that are operating like hotels without license and are not complying with the law. The very people who are complaining about the authorities’ lack of action are the same ones who reacted negatively after hearing about the crackdown of an obvious violation.

Confusion has been created between the distinction of condominiums and hotels and it can be greatly attributed to social media and the internet. Many people believe whatever they read online without researching further which is far too often the reason why common sense is ruled by rumors instead. All they need to know about operating a condominium like a hotel in a legal manner can be obtained from the authorities but many managers do not have the common sense to ask while some took a risk on their own choosing.

The Condominium act did not cover the use of hotels while the Hotel Act does not cover the fact regarding condominium being managed as a hotel. It is not prohibited at all for a condominium to be operated as a hotel just as long as it follows the logical process but it must start at the construction phase.

First, the condo must possess the legal environment consent which is usually a survey in the form of Environmental Impact Assessment. Upon planning the condominium, the developer and environmental consultant must take into consideration the fact that it will be used as a hotel later on. Careful planning is required when it comes to the health and safety, sewage, car parking and design of the lift.

If one chooses to invest in a condo at, it is important to ask the developer whether they have complied with the following rules and regulations before the condo is operated as a hotel in order to avoid legal misunderstandings.

Looking For Insurance: A Glance At CPA’s Operations

With the recent issues that have sprung up regarding CPA’s operations, people have begun to further question the legitimacy of the company’s  workings. The rest of the accountant insurance, thankfully remains somewhat unaffected by the recent news.

A clear contrast between CPA Australia and other accounting bodies is best seen by juxtaposing CPA Australia’s handling of professional indemnity insurance, with that of another provider, in this instance, Chartered Accountants ANZ.

When looking through accountant insurance options on either, one will be met with the basic information which gives the rundown of the insurance policy. This part is expected, and standard, as it is mandatory for all covered by the Australian government’s professional standards schemes, which reduces the legal liability of the providers.

Where the difference in how both present their options then, lies mostly in the buying guides. CA ANZ has a comprehensive list, which goes so far as to compare 16 different insurance providers, plus an additional shortlist of seven brokers for the small practices. To top it all off, the buying guide contains a full, varied contact list of 26 insurance brokers.

In contrast, CPA has a comparison which only features its scheme, CPA Australia Professional Indemnity Insurance Scheme, compared with one, generic ‘other insurers’ product. The end of the guide then presents the potential customer with only one contact, broker Fenton Green & Co. QBE is in charge of underwriting CPA’s product.

According to CPA’s official website, the company receives its revenue from member generated activity via the CPA Australia PI Insurance Scheme, which it then uses for administrative costs and educating its members.

Spokesman Stuart Dignam made a statement which stands out, saying that CPA Australia does, in fact, have a commercial relationship with QBE, but not with Fenton Green. Additionally, they refused to reveal information regarding the terms of their arrangement.

Mr. Dignam stated that the CPA’s goal was to offer the most appropriate insurance policy for their members and their clients, not necessarily the cheapest, due to that not guaranteeing the greatest coverage. According to him, the average annual cost for insurance for a small practice of $2 M is about $2000m which he says is inclusive of statutory charges.

CA ANZ has already stated that it did not have commercial agreements with any of the insurance companies or brokers, only with the insurer AON, which is a business partner of the CA body.