Friday, September 25, 2020

Strata Schemes Management Regulation 2016

Part 2
Clause 7

Tenant representatives: section 33 of Act | Clause 7

(1)  A person who is entitled to convene an annual general meeting of an owners corporation that has tenants for at least half of the number of lots in the scheme must convene a meeting of eligible tenants for the purpose of the nomination of a person for the position of tenant representative on the strata committee.

(2)  The person must give notice of the meeting to each eligible tenant at least 14 days before the annual general meeting and the tenants meeting may be held at any time before the annual general meeting, but not earlier than 7 days after notice of the meeting is given.

(3)  Notice may be given in one of the following ways—

(a)  by causing a copy of the notice to be prominently displayed on any notice board required to be maintained by or under the by-laws on some part of the common property,

(b)  by written notice given to each eligible tenant.

(4)  The convenor of the meeting, or a tenant nominated by the eligible tenants present at the meeting, is to chair the tenants meeting.

(5)  An eligible tenant may nominate for, or nominate another eligible tenant for, nomination as the tenant representative at the meeting.

(6)  The tenant representative to be nominated by the eligible tenants for a strata scheme is to be determined by majority vote of tenants present at the meeting.

(7)  The quorum for the meeting is one person.

(8)  The term of a tenant representative commences at the end of the annual general meeting at which the nomination is received.

(9)  A person is an eligible tenant for the purposes of this Part if the tenant is a tenant notified in a tenancy notice given in accordance with the Act.

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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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