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June 2016 (Volume 11, Issue 06)

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This month, Nicole discusses written and additional consents in the video, whilst Anton has unpacked what's in an HOA name and the significant information therein.

Carryn and I have written about how the sectional title scheme rules will be interpreted when the new Act comes info effect (a topic which seems to come up often), whilst Zerlinda unpacks the cession of contracts.

Kind regards,

NEXT EDITION: Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Paddocks Press Video 11: Written and additional consents

How will sectional titles scheme rules be interpreted when the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act comes into effect?
By Prof. G Paddock & Dr CM Durham

Historically there has been some confusion as to the legal nature of sectional title scheme rules. In this article, Prof. Paddock and Dr Durham explain how the academic thought leaders, in the law of sectional titles in South Africa, agree that rules made by bodies corporate are “the product of the legislative power of an autonomous statutory association.”

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Cession of contracts
By Zerlinda van der Merwe

Are you an owner or a trustee in a new sectional title development? Were the management and administrative services already in place when you became a member of the scheme? If you have answered yes to either of the above questions, Zerlinda explains why it's important for us to take a look at how the agreements were put in place within your scheme.


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What’s in a name?
By Anton Kelly
The formal name of a home owners’ association (“HOA”) can contain significant information for owners and prospective owners of properties in the development. Anton explains that the name of an HOA that is established as a non-profit company - as is most common outside the Western Cape - must comply with certain requirements of the Companies Act, 71 of 2008 (the “Act”).
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Join us, for one of our University of Cape Town or Paddocks industry courses, presented online, throughout South Africa.

Short courses starting soon
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Upcoming NEW short courses
  • Sectional Title Scheme Management Bridging short course  |  Starts: TBC
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Questions and Answers

As we have so many interesting questions on Paddocks Club, we decided to share the following two with you:

1. Repairing water pipes
2. Roof trusses on a free standing sectional title unit

Prof. Paddock and the team are available to answer the Community members' questions on the Paddocks Club discussion forum. Get your questions answered by joining Paddocks Club today.

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