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Friday Quiz Time!

With strata communities in NSW adjusting to the major reforms that came in to effect on 30 November 2016, some frequently asked questions have started to emerge. Fair Trading NSW have listed the most frequently asked questions, and the answers. Test your knowledge of the new strata laws with the questions below! Q: Will some…

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Q&A: How appoint new strata manager before AGM?

A LookUpStrata reader in NSW wanted a step by step guide on the procedure to resign their current strata manager and appoint a new one. Their AGM is not scheduled to happen for some time, and the reader wanted to know whether they have to wait with the appointment of the new strata manager until then?…

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Information on by-law breach penalties

We have written a new article explaining the available penalty options for by-law breaches in NSW strata buildings. Strata residents in breach of any by-law, risk that the Owners Corporation makes an application to NCAT for the imposition of a civil penalty for breaching the by-law. Such penalties are quite severe. The new strata legislation…

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Can an Owners Corporation tow vehicles?

We have written a new article about parking on common property. Under the new legislation, the Owners Corporation has finally received new powers to tow vehicles in breach of by-laws. On the downside, the Owners Corporation must tolerate the offending vehicle for at least five days before it may take any action. The new legislation…

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