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Can the Trustees Disconnect My Electricity?

Carryn Durham, who manages the Paddocks Consulting Team, is a featured property-law expert on Property24. She recently answered a reader question about whether the trustees of a body corporate are … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · 11 Comments

Must an Owner Pay for a New Exclusive Use Right?

By Prof. Graham Paddock Owners and trustees in sectional schemes regularly enquire whether the body corporate can charge money for the grant of exclusive use rights. Typically, the common property … Continue reading

September 23, 2014 · 2 Comments

Liability for Levies When a Unit Changes Hands

By Jennifer Paddock Ordinary Levies The situation with ordinary/general levies is straightforward as it is catered for the Sectional Titles Act (the Act). Once the trustees have raised an ordinary … Continue reading

August 15, 2014 · 11 Comments

Distinguishing between Luxurious and Non-Luxurious Improvements to Common Property

By Jennifer Paddock In a recent post I dealt with how luxurious and non-luxurious improvements to the common property need to be authorized. In this post I look at how … Continue reading

May 22, 2014 · 11 Comments

Can an Owner Run a Business From Home in Sectional Title?

By Carryn Mellisa Durham A question that pops up again and again for the Paddocks team is: Can an owner run a business from his section in a sectional title … Continue reading

May 8, 2014 · 11 Comments

Special Resolutions by Email – Q&A

By Jennifer Paddock One of my readers recently asked me a question relating to proposed special resolutions being sent out using email which I thought I’d share with you: Question: … Continue reading

April 9, 2014 · 5 Comments

How to Remove the Chairperson of a Body Corporate

By Jennifer Paddock Here at Paddocks we get this question often. It goes something like this: Question: I would like to know the correct procedure for removing a chairperson and … Continue reading

March 10, 2014 · 19 Comments

How Private is Your Section, Really?

By Anton Kelly One of the fundamental rights of property ownership is the right to control who comes onto your property. But like many other rights, this right is limited. … Continue reading

December 9, 2013 · 5 Comments

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