Monday, September 28, 2020

Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 No 50

Part 6
Division 3
Section 118

Window safety devices—child safety | Section 118

(1)  An owners corporation for a strata scheme to which this section applies must ensure that there are complying window safety devices for all windows of each building in the strata scheme that are windows to which this section applies.

Maximum penalty—5 penalty units.

(2)  An owners corporation is to carry out work related to its functions under this section at its own expense and may, for the purposes of this section, carry out work on any part of the parcel.

(3)  An owner of a lot in a strata scheme to which this section applies may install a complying window safety device on a window to which this section applies (other than a window on another owner’s lot).

(4)  An owner of a lot who installs a window safety device under this section must—

(a)  repair any damage caused to any part of the common property by the installation of the device, and

(b)  ensure that the device is installed in a competent and proper manner and has an appearance, after it has been installed, in keeping with the appearance of the building.

(5)  An owners corporation or an owner of a lot may carry out work authorised by this section despite any other provision of this Act, the regulations or any by-law of the scheme.

(6)  The regulations may make provision for or with respect to the following—

(a)  the strata schemes and windows to which this section applies,

(b)  the devices or other things that are complying window safety devices for the purposes of this section,

(c)  notification to the owners corporation by owners who install window safety devices.

(7)  A regulation may apply this section to a window located on any part of a parcel.

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Disclaimer: Reproduced from the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 . 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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