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April 2017 (Volume 12, Issue 04)

Hi Paddocks Press fan,

We have launched a brand new book, the "STSM Comparison of 2016 Amendments". This book is a comparison of the provisions of the STSM Act, Regulations, Management and Conduct Rules with those of the previous provisions applicable under the Sectional Titles Act. Order your book now!

This month, Zerlinda explains the 'CSOS levies and fees' in the video series based on the CSOS. In her article, she unpacks levy collection in the various Acts, whilst Carryn addresses key points when it comes to water consumption in sectional title schemes. In the blog post this week, Zerlinda covers parking and vehicles.
 
Course promotion:
Sign up and pay for the University of Cape Town Scheme Manager - Sectional Title short course before 5 May 2017, and receive a copy of the Sectional Title Survival Manual for FREE. T&Cs apply.

Kind regards,
Graham

NEXT EDITION: Wednesday, 31 May 2017
Paddocks Press Video 19: CSOS Levies and Fees
Paddocks Press Video 19: CSOS Levies and Fees

Consuming water in sectional title schemes
By Dr Carryn Melissa Durham


The current drought (or water crisis) in Cape Town has been an issue in other provinces in South Africa over the past few years. We all need to do our part to save our water resources. This article will address some of the key points to take note of when it comes to water consumption in sectional title schemes.

Read the article

Levy collection – In light of the ST Act, the STSM Act, and the CSOS Act
By Zerlinda van der Merwe


In this article, Zerlinda will unpack the similarities and differences between the Sectional Titles Act 95 of 1986 (“the STA”), the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act 8 of 2011 (“the STSMA”) and the Community Schemes Ombud Service Act 9 of 2011 (“the CSOSA”), relating to levy collection in sectional title schemes.

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Parking and vehicles
By Zerlinda van der Merwe

We often categorise the issues we experience in sectional title schemes as the “three ‘P’s’ of sectional title living”, namely pets, parking and people, which are more often than not, the cause of all the problems in sectional title schemes. Although this list has been added to over time, the abovementioned three issues remain the favourites. In this article, Zerlinda will focus on parking.
 
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Join us, for one of our University of Cape Town or Paddocks industry courses, presented online, throughout South Africa.




NEW courses launched
Short courses starting soon Corporate online group training Upcoming short courses
  • Start and Manage a Sectional Title Managing Agency  |  Starts: TBC
  • Community Scheme Financial Manager  |  Starts: TBC
  • Community Scheme Occupational Health and Safety  |  Starts: TBC
  • Sectional Title Scheme Development  |  Starts: TBC
     
For further information, please contact Leo on 021 686 3950, or email leo@paddocks.co.za.
Questions and Answers

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

1. Discount on contributions paid on or before due dates
2. Votes at Annual General Meeting


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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