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July 2016 (Volume 11, Issue 07)

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This month, Nicole explains some meeting concepts in the 'Introduction to Meetings' video, whilst Carryn explains and provides a remedy for a body corporate where an owner fails to maintain their section or EUA.

We often get questions regarding cellphone masts on common property, which Zerlinda explains in her article this month.

There is very little information regarding the legislation for the management of Home Owners' Associations, however Anton unpacks some of the vital acronyms in his most recent article below.

Kind regards,
Graham

NEXT EDITION: Wednesday, 31 August 2016
Paddocks Press Video 12: Introduction to Meetings

Cellphone masts on common property
By Zerlinda van der Merwe



We have often been posed with the question as to whether the trustees of a sectional title scheme may enter into a lease agreement with a cellphone service provider, for the installation of a cellphone mast on the common property within the scheme.

Read the article

SPLUMA, LUPA, and the Cape Town City By-Law on HOAs
By Anton Kelly


There is currently no legislation that provides specifically for the management of home owners’ associations (HOAs). However, there is legislation that applies to how HOAs are established. The acronyms that one needs to become familiar with are SPLUMA and LUPA.

Read the article
Owner's failure to maintain their section or exclusive use area
By Dr Carryn Melissa Durham
 
Prescribed Management Rule (“PMR”) 70 provides a remedy for the body corporate where an owner, either fails to repair, or maintain their section or fails to adequately maintain and keep any area of common property to which they have exclusive use rights in a clean and neat condition.
 
Read the blog post


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