The May 2017 MCS Courier includes: Giving notice of meetings; planning future maintenance using a MAP; and uncertainty about the proper forum for levy collections.
A small addition to the regulations under the Sectional Titles Act adds significant protection to ST scheme owners who are subject to the developer’s right to extend.
This month's newsletter includes: Maintenance of the common property; CSOS fidelity insurance; and forcing an owner to give up a common property garden.
Allen West discusses s 4(2) of the Sectional Titles Act which provides relief when a scheme is opened on more than one piece of land which can't be consolidated.
Jack Crook highlights a recent Supreme Court of Appeal decision which puts at risk a body corporate’s right to apply for the sequestration of levy defaulters’ estates.
The April edition includes: Levy collection in light of the ST Act, the STSM Act, and the CSOS Act; water consumption in ST schemes; and parking problems.
CSOS Chief Ombud's Circular 01 of 2017: Operational guidelines and clarity on the implementation of the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act and Regulations.
Community Schemes Ombud Service Practice Directive 01/2017: Payment of levies and fees in terms of the Community Schemes Ombud Service.
This month: Protecting body corporate funds; an introduction to retirement schemes; questions about AGMs; and naming and shaming non-levy paying owners.