Regulatory compliance

ContactsLaw aims to enforce and comply with all applicable state and federal regulations, as well as facilitating industry best practices.

Please ensure that ContactsLaw is configured appropriately for your jurisdiction.

National

  • ContactsLaw produces self-printing pay as you go (PAYG) withholding payment summaries and annual report data files in compliance with the Australian Taxation Office’s Electronic Reporting Specification.
  • ContactsLaw produces electronic payment direct entry data files (ABA files) according to the specification provided by the Australian Payments Clearing Association (APCA).

Western Australia

  • ContactsLaw complies with the Legal Profession Regulations 2009 in relation to trust accounting, controlled money and transit money.
  • ContactsLaw allows the recording of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities and conditions as required under the Legal Profession Rules 2009 (including the 2015 amendments).

Victoria & New South Wales

  • ContactsLaw complies with the Legal Profession Uniform General Rules 2015 in relation to trust accounting and controlled money.

Northern Territory

  • ContactsLaw complies with the Legal Profession Regulations in relation to trust accounting, controlled money and transit money.

Queensland

  • ContactsLaw complies with the Legal Profession Regulation 2007 in relation to trust accounting, controlled money and transit money.

South Australia

  • ContactsLaw complies with the Legal Practitioners Regulations 2014 in relation to trust accounting, controlled money and transit money.

Tasmania

  • ContactsLaw complies with the Legal Profession Regulations 2008 in relation to trust accounting, controlled money and transit money.

Australian Capital Territory

  • ContactsLaw complies with the Legal Profession Regulation 2007 in relation to trust accounting, controlled money and transit money.