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  Every day we receive questions from our readers pointing fingers at their bodies corporate, forgetting that, as owners, they are the body corporate! Our friends at Paddocks have similar issues, as the below article explains. At Paddocks, we are frequently told by owners that the “body

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Q Hi, I am an owner in a townhouse complex. With regard to exclusivity of private gardens what is the owner responsible for if a wall is coming down. Is it the owner or body corporate’s responsibility? We are in a situation where we have flats and villas. Any

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Q Hi, I recently received a notice of a Special General Meeting from the trustees in a sectional title scheme where I own a unit. They plan on changing the conduct rules by adding an Annexure to it. After going through it some points seems unfair that

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Q Hi, what are the legal requirements (trustee meeting notice, quorum, etc.) for the passing of a round robin resolution by the trustees of a body corporate? - Gee A Hi Gee, a round robin trustee resolution is when they make a decision on paper – not at

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Q Can a non-owner and non-resident without proxy attend a trustees’ meeting and voice an opinion knowing he cannot vote without proxy? – Sandy A Hi Sandy, there is no such thing as a proxy for a trustee meeting. If an owner cannot attend they have to give their

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Q Hi, please help me! An owner has called a special general meeting (SGM) tonight to increase the number of trustees from two to five (financial year end is June). I have three questions: #1 Can she give her proxy to her father who is a non-resident or owner? #2 Can

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Q Hi, there seems to be some confusion regarding owners attending trustees’ meetings. As recently as 2015 it was stated that owners could only attend trustees’ meetings if invited. However, reading the new act, this seems to have fallen away? There is also no mention of spouses

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