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October 2015 (Volume 10, Issue 10)

Hi Paddocks Press Fan,

There has been much excitement and talk happening with regards to the Draft Regulations. Have you had a chance to comment? If not, we are accepting comments until 11am, Friday, 30 October 2015. Click the relevant link below to submit your comments!
Included in this edition, Zerlinda explains what happened with the Willow Waters HOA v Koka N.O and Others court case. The SCA considered whether the HOA's embargo provision, preventing transfer without a clearance certificate, constituted a personal or a real right - watch the video below.

All the best,

P.S. Our flagship UCT Sectional Title Scheme Management short course begins in January 2016. Don't miss this presentation! As always there will be interesting discussions happening.
Paddocks Press Video 4: Willow Waters HOA v Koka - Paddocks
Paddocks Press Video 4: Willow Waters HOA v Koka N.O and Others

Trustees - from nomination to termination
By Zerlinda van der Merwe

In this article, Zerlinda discusses the duties of trustees, from nomination all the way through to termination, as the question is often raised whether non-members of a scheme may be nominated and elected as trustees or not.

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Use restrictions in sectional title schemes
By Anton Kelly

In this article, Anton unpacks use restrictions in sectional title schemes - being communities of residents, retailers, business people or even manufacturers. 


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Subdivision and consolidation of sections
By Carryn Melissa Durham
Initially the developer determines how the sectional plan will divide the buildings into sections and common property. It may be that an owner is not satisfied with this, and may decide on consolidating two or more sections into one section or subdividing one large section into two or more sections. (Continue reading...)
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Questions and Answers

This month, two discussions were held that we thought would be of interest:

1. Use of units as "self-catering"
2. How many occupants per house or flat?

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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