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Valid fining rules in sectional title schemes

By Paddocks Sectional title schemes all have conduct rules that owners and other occupiers must obey. It makes sense that the sharing of space and facilities is regulated. The Sectional … Continue reading

November 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Levies – can it be determined only according to PQ?

By Zerlinda van der Merwe In the majority of sectional title schemes, contributions towards the administrative and reserve funds of the body corporate are raised and recovered in proportion to … Continue reading

August 22, 2018 · 1 Comment

Annual financial statements and the audit

By Zerlinda van der Merwe Two of the prescribed items of business to be dealt with at a sectional title scheme‚Äôs annual general meeting, is the consideration of the annual … Continue reading

November 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

CSOS application for dispute resolution form

By Zerlinda van der Merwe In this article, we will take a look at the form and content of the application to be completed and submitted to the Community Schemes … Continue reading

October 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Agent accreditation in community schemes

By Zerlinda van der Merwe In our consulting department, we are often instructed to review the governance documentation of community schemes, especially in light of the changes introduced by the … Continue reading

September 13, 2017 · 2 Comments

When must the body corporate pay for my repairs?

By Anton Kelly Owners in sectional title schemes often think that the body corporate is automatically responsible to repair damage to their section if the damage is the result of … Continue reading

August 23, 2017 · 7 Comments

The Community Schemes Ombud Service

By Dr Carryn Melissa Durham As the Regulations are currently with Parliament, it is hoped that they will be signed during the course of this year. It is for this … Continue reading

June 8, 2016 · 2 Comments

Press Release: CSOS and STSM draft regulations Consultation Process

By Professor Graham Paddock The draft regulations under the Sectional Titles Schemes Management (STSM) Act, No. 8 of 2011, and the Community Schemes Ombud Service (CSOS), Act, No. 9 of … Continue reading

October 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Update on the third generation sectional title legislation

By Carryn Melissa Durham There has been lots of confusion regarding the third generation sectional titles legislation. Some of the questions I am often asked are: Are the new Acts … Continue reading

April 16, 2015 · 13 Comments

Community Scheme Ombud Service – An Overview

An overview of the ‘CSOS’ by Prof. Graham Paddock of Paddocks, the Consultants to the Government on the legislation: The Community Scheme Ombud Service Act, No. 9 of 2011 (“the … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · 32 Comments
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