Sectional Titles

Paddocks Press - June 2016

Paddocks Press is a monthly free digital newsletter published to educate and update the sectional title community. In this issue (Volume 11, Issue 06) Nicole discusses written and additional consents in the video.

How will sectional titles scheme rules be interpreted when the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act comes into effect? - Prof. G Paddock & Dr CM Durham
Historically there has been some confusion as to the legal nature of sectional title scheme rules. In this article, Prof. Paddock and Dr Durham explain how the academic thought leaders, in the law of sectional titles in South Africa, agree that rules made by bodies corporate are “the product of the legislative power of an autonomous statutory association.”

Cession of contracts - Zerlinda van der Merwe
Are you an owner or a trustee in a new sectional title development? Were the management and administrative services already in place when you became a member of the scheme? If you have answered yes to either of the above questions, Zerlinda explains why it's important for us to take a look at how the agreements were put in place within your scheme.

Blog post: What's in a name? - Anton Kelly
The formal name of a home owners’ association (“HOA”) can contain significant information for owners and prospective owners of properties in the development. Anton explains that the name of an HOA that is established as a non-profit company - as is most common outside the Western Cape - must comply with certain requirements of the Companies Act, 71 of 2008 (the “Act”).

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

  • Repairing water pipes
  • Roof trusses on a free standing sectional title unit

Paddocks Press Volume 11, Issue 06

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