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August 2018 (Volume 13, Issue 8)

Hi Paddocks Press fan,

New eBooks - legislative series
Each eBook in this legislative series takes a closer look at the appointment, function, duties and contracts of each role, as well as acts as a rule book and checklist for those involved in the management of sectional title schemes.
In this month's edition:
  • Notification of amendment of rules (Form B): Video - By Zerlinda
  • Fill in the form. What form? - By Anton
  • Diving into the scheme’s maintenance, repair and replacement fund - By Ané
  • Bodies corporate need to budget for the education and training of the trustees: Blog post - By Paddocks
Kind regards,

P.S. Registrations are closing for the UCT Scheme Manager - Home Owners' Association and UCT Scheme Manager - Sectional Title short courses.

NEXT EDITION: Wednesday, 26 September 2018
Paddocks Press Video 35: Notification of amendment of rules (Form B)
To download Form B, visit our Resource Library and click on 'Prescribed Forms'.

Fill in the form. What form?
By Anton Kelly

There are a number of forms provided for community scheme managers and residents to use in various situations. Some must be used for routine statutory submissions to various authorities and some are used internally in the scheme. In this article, Anton unpacks the forms that must be used to comply with various legal requirements.

Read the article

Diving into the scheme’s maintenance, repair and replacement fund
By Ané de Klerk

One of the biggest challenges managing agents and trustees often face is how to deal with a significant expense that no one anticipated. The requirement for a 10 year MR&R plan has forced trustees to think and plan ahead, however some expenses remain quite simply unforeseeable. In this article, Ané discusses practical examples of such unforeseeable expenses.

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Bodies corporate need to budget for the education and training of the trustees
By Paddocks

Trustees in sectional title schemes have many powers and duties as set out in the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act. These powers come with a high level of responsibility. We discuss why it is therefore necessary that the trustees obtain a certain level of education and training.
Read the blog post

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Club questions and answers

With all the interesting questions on the Club, we decided to share the following two with you:

1. Owner/Trustee/Caretaker remuneration
2. Real right to extend

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

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