Thursday, October 1, 2020

Owners Corporation Act 2006

Part 4
Division 6
Section 88

Voting under power of attorney | Section 88

(1)     A person acting under a power of attorney may vote on the lot owner’s behalf at a general meeting or in a ballot of the owners corporation if this is authorised by the power of attorney.

(2)     A person is not entitled to exercise, under a power of attorney, the power of a lot owner to vote if the person has that power in respect of another lot owner under another power of attorney.

(3)     Subsection (2) does not apply if the lot owners for whom the person is to exercise a vote are members of that person’s family.

(4)     A person acting under a power of attorney for a lot owner may authorise a person to act as a proxy under section 87.

(5)     If a person is authorised under a power of attorney to vote on behalf of a lot owner, this Part applies in relation to that power as if the holder of the power of attorney were the lot owner.

© State of Victoria (Consumer Affairs Victoria). For the latest information please go to https://www.legislation.vic.gov.au/in-force/acts/owners-corporations-act-2006/017

Disclaimer: Reproduced from the Owners Corporation Act 2006. This website does not give legal advice or other professional advice. You should seek legal or other professional advice before acting and not rely on any of the content on this website.

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