A notary public performs a very important function, namely authenticating personal and business documents for production overseas. This article will summarise some of the key functions performed by notaries public. It will also set out the differences between notaries public and justices of the peace.
On 25 March 2020 the Federal Government introduced legislation to give relief to businesses and individuals during the coronavirus pandemic. This legislation was recently amended and this article seeks to summarise both the changes to Bankruptcy Notices and Creditor’s Statutory Demands introduced in March and the most recent amendments. https://treasury.gov.au/sites/default/files/2020-03/Fact_sheet-Providing_temporary_relief_for_financially_distressed_businesses.pdf