25 February 2021
This edition includes: Approving additional water heating systems on common property; dipping into the reserve fund; video surveillance; and can a member refuse to use the biometrics access control system?
21 January 2021
A consideration of levy financing companies in the light of the fact that many of them now offer a veritable smorgasbord of innovative and solutions-based finance options for community schemes.
7 January 2021
This edition includes: Paddocks has downsized and re-invented itself as an exclusively online business; safety around swimming pools; and can bodies corporate withhold levy clearance certificate for levies due on another unit?
10 December 2020
This edition includes: The validity of non-owners serving on the board of trustees in sectional title schemes; photographing residents who are contravening the conduct rules; and reporting a flawed CSOS order.
19 November 2020
In this edition: a note on the restructuring of Paddocks; a reflection on the last 4 years of CSOS Adjudications; spending body corporate funds; and building a pool in an EUA.
5 November 2020
In this edition: The Appointment of a Covid-19 Compliance Officers in Community Schemes; the benefits of online sectional title meetings; and what can owners do to force trustees to call an Annual General Meeting?
29 October 2020
Graham Paddock discusses the effect of the Sectional Titles Management Scheme Act on the rules of all non-subsidiary bodies corporate since coming into operation on 7 October 2016.
22 October 2020
Graham Paddock discusses the two special types of Sectional Title Rules: Exclusive Use, and Participation Quota Modification Rules - with reference to their legal nature, provisions and application.
15 October 2020
In the second of a two part series, Graham Paddock gives a comprehensive analysis of the distinction between rules and title deed conditions; rules and laws of general application; and short-term letting rules.