Monthly Archives: September 2014


Sep

07

2014
Can a Body Corporate Lend Money to its Employees?

Can a Body Corporate Lend Money to its Employees?

By Anton Kelly This question comes up repeatedly in our discussion forums. It is difficult to answer because neither the Sectional Titles Act nor the prescribed rules make a definite provision one way or the other. There are strong indications that a body corporate can’t lend money to its employees. The functions of the body corporate are specified in detail in section 37. They cover…

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Sep

07

2014
Keeping a pet in a complex – the rules?

Keeping a pet in a complex – the rules?

The Prescribed Conduct Rule 1 in Annexure 9 of the Regulations provides that an owner or occupier of a section shall not, without the consent in writing of the trustees, which approval may not unreasonably be withheld, keep any animal, reptile or bird in a section or on the common property. When granting such approval, the trustees may prescribe any reasonable condition. The trustees may…

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