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Paddocks Press - August 2016

1 September 2016

Paddocks Press is a monthly free digital newsletter published to educate and update the sectional title community. In this issue (Volume 11, Issue 08) Zerlinda explains Inaugural General Meetings in the video.

Plans in Sectional Title Schemes - Anton Kelly
Like so many things these days, effective sectional title scheme management depends on reliable information. As an illustration of the point, think about how quickly and radically our lives have changed with easy access to the seemingly limitless information on the internet. Some of the information needed in sectional title scheme management can only be found in the plans for the scheme.

How to extend your section - Dr Carryn Melissa Durham
The most common examples of extension of a section are where an owner encloses a common property patio or where an owner adds a mezzanine floor in their section. If the alteration extends past the median line as shown on the sectional plan and results in extending the boundaries or floor area of the section, then the owner will have to comply with the Sectional Titles Act 95 of 1986 (“the Act”) that deals with the extensions of sections.

Blog post: To chair or not to chair: The role of the chairperson - Zerlinda van der Merwe
In this blog post, Zerlinda explains the role of a chairperson. When the body corporate is initially established, all registered owners automatically become trustees, who hold office until the first (inaugural) general meeting. The chairperson is the developer of the scheme, who will similarly hold office until the inaugural general meeting. Each subsequent chairperson is then elected by their fellow trustees.

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:

  • Transfer when levies are outstanding
  • Code of Conduct trustees

Paddocks Press Volume 11, Issue 08

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