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The Administrative Fund -v- Capital Works Fund

24 January 2019

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 All strata schemes in NSW must establish an administrative fund and a capital works fund (was called a “sinking” fund) ...

Is company title making a comeback?

21 September 2018

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Strata laws were first introduced into New South Wales in 1961. This legislation, the Conveyancing (Strata Titles) Act 1961, was ...

Duties And Obligations Of Committee Members

21 August 2018

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Committee members are all volunteers and the vast majority are unpaid. The strata legislation (and by laws) in each state provides ...

Some Interesting Strata Statistics!

25 July 2018

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We all are aware that Governments (both State and local) are pushing people into high rise living. Population growth in ...

New short-term holiday letting regulations for NSW

20 June 2018

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The NSW Government has announced a new a regulatory framework to govern the short-term holiday letting industry. Short-term holiday letting ...

The Problem With Deeds Of Consent In New South Wales

26 March 2018

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Financiers of management rights purchases commonly require the owners corporation to enter into a deed of consent to security (“consent ...

Will The Vacancy Fee For Foreign Owners Have An Impact On Short Term Management Rights?

26 February 2018

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Following a series of amendments in November 2017, foreign owners who have applied for FIRB approval after the 9th May ...

The Fourth Tier Of Government

28 January 2018

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It is often said that if you live in a strata building, you are controlled by the fourth tier of ...

Annoying Strata Issues – Drifting Smoke And Abandoned Goods

21 November 2017

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I have had a couple of Building Managers ask me recently about what is the current law in NSW relating ...

NSW Tribunal Confirms By-Laws Cannot Outlaw Short-Term Letting

19 October 2017

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NSW Tribunal Confirms By-Laws Cannot Outlaw Short-Term Letting In my August article, I made mention that the Strata Schemes Management Act ...

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Unit Entitlement in NSW

11 February 2013

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The issue of unit entitlement was recently looked at again as part of the Department of Fair Trading’s Discussion Paper ...

What Managers Need to know about the NSW Child Window Safety Devices Act 2013

17 January 2014

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Resident building managers have general obligations under their Caretaking Agreements to assist Owners Corporations with building and compliance issues. Managers ...

Owners Corporation Insurance - How do we Stop the Spiraling Costs?

12 August 2013

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In NSW, all strata schemes are required to be insured for the full replacement value, as well as public liability ...

"Legal Action", All those in Favour say "Why"

15 July 2013

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I was recently involved in a New South Wales matter where an Executive Committee had received extensive legal advice from ...

Being Aware of your Rights and Responsibilities

14 January 2013

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Every resident building manager in NSW should have a copy of the booklet issued by the Department of Fair Trading ...

Not Getting the Fundamentals Right

15 October 2013

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A recent decision of the NSW Consumer, Trader and Tenancy Tribunal (CTTT) has highlighted the importance of ensuring that the ...

The New Strata Laws for New South Wales

21 November 2013

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The Strata & Community Title Law Reform Position Paper has now been released by the New South Wales Government.  I ...

The New Strata Laws for New South Wales - Part 2

09 December 2013

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In last month's article, I summarised the proposed reforms proposed in the Strata & Community Title Law Reform Position Paper ...

The Law Relating to Management Rights in New South Wales

14 January 2011

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This article looks at restrictions on developers setting up management rights in New South Wales, where it is estimated that ...

Short-Term Letting, Occupancy Limits And Tenant Representatives In NSW Strata

25 July 2017

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Occupancy Limits By-laws in NSW may limit the number of adult residents in a lot. The limit however cannot be fewer ...

Assignment of Management Rights in NSW

07 April 2009

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The assignment of Management Rights is not highly regulated in New South Wales. Accordingly, you have to revert to the ...

Calling Extraordinary General Meetings

22 March 2016

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 Assigning Management Agreements by requisitioning Extraordinary General Meetings The Problem The assignment of Caretaking agreements in NSW must be approved at a ...

What Is “Misconduct” Under A Caretaking Agreement

23 November 2015

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Most Caretaking Agreements allow the Body Corporate to terminate the Agreement if: (a) the Manager is convicted of an indictable offence ...

Developers and NSW Management Rights

21 February 2012

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I continue to scratch my head and wonder why developers in New South Wales are so slow to pick up ...

Fixing Up the Anomalies

17 March 2014

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How silly can the law be? Did you know that the current NSW strata laws require Owners Corporation approval before a ...