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Trustees squander scheme money

By Paddocks An owner in a sectional title scheme objected to the idea of the body corporate building up a large cash reserve that the trustees could just squander. It … Continue reading

October 31, 2018 · 1 Comment

Trustees and their powers

By Zerlinda van der Merwe In our consulting department, we are often told by owners in sectional title schemes, that the reason they cannot do something they would like to … Continue reading

September 12, 2018 · Leave a 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’s annual general meeting, is the consideration of the annual … Continue reading

November 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Sectional Title scheme management options

By Anton Kelly There is a surprising variety of options the owners in a sectional title scheme have regarding who manages their scheme. This is especially so in small schemes, … Continue reading

September 27, 2017 · 3 Comments

Must the trustees send levy statements to owners in sectional title schemes?

By: Dr Carryn Melissa Durham The adoption of the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act 8 of 2011 (“the STSMA”) has not altered the position that the trustees (or managing agent) … Continue reading

July 12, 2017 · 2 Comments

Trustee indemnity

By Zerlinda van der Merwe Each trustee of the body corporate stands in a fiduciary relationship to the body corporate, and its members. Section 40 of the Sectional Titles Act … Continue reading

September 27, 2016 · 2 Comments

To chair or not to chair: The role of the chairperson

By Zerlinda van der Merwe In the article, “Trustees – from nomination to termination”, published in Paddocks Press (Volume 10, Issue 10), we saw that the role of a trustee … Continue reading

August 22, 2016 · 1 Comment

Three ways for trustees to take resolutions

By Carryn Melissa Durham Trustees, as the executive of the body corporate, are tasked with the day-to-day management of the scheme. This means that they need to meet regularly to … Continue reading

January 8, 2016 · 2 Comments

Homeowners’ Associations – Levy collection from demand to execution

By Zerlinda van der Merwe When a member of a homeowners’ association (“HOA”) is in arrears with their levy contributions, the trustees (of a Common Law association) or directors (of a … Continue reading

December 2, 2015 · 6 Comments

What does it mean for a trustee to be of unsound mind?

By Carryn Melissa Durham I was inspired to write this blog article after reading a recent post on the Paddocks Facebook page. What does the legislation say in this regard? Prescribed … Continue reading

November 24, 2015 · 1 Comment
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