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Part I PRELIMINARY

Part II APPOINTMENT OF OFFICERS

Part III MAINTENANCE OF BUILDINGS

Part IV DEALINGS IN STRATA SUBDIVIDED BUILDINGS

Part V MANAGEMENT OF STRATA SUBDIVIDED BUILDINGS

Division 1 — Management by owner developer before management corporation constituted

Division 2 — Management corporations and common property

Division 3 — Councils

Division 4 — Subsidiary proprietors and occupiers

Division 5 — Managing agents

Division 6 — Insurance

Division 7 — Subsidiary management corporations and limited common property

Division 8 — Termination of strata scheme

Division 9 — Miscellaneous

Part VI DISPUTES AND STRATA TITLES BOARDS

Division 1 — Strata Titles Boards

Division 2 — Types of orders by Board

Division 3 — Miscellaneous

Part VII STAGED DEVELOPMENTS

Part VIII GENERAL

FIRST SCHEDULE General Meetings of Management Corporations and Subsidiary Management Corporations

SECOND SCHEDULE Proceedings of Councils and Executive Committees

THIRD SCHEDULE Consequential Amendments to Land Titles (Strata) Act (Chapter 158, 1999 Edition)

FOURTH SCHEDULE Transitional and Savings Provisions

FIFTH SCHEDULE Consequential Amendments to Other Written Laws

Legislative Source Key

Legislative History

Comparative Table

 
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Division 3 — Miscellaneous
Board’s power to dismiss certain applications
116.  A Board may dismiss an application under this Part if —
(a)
the Board believes that the application is frivolous, vexatious, misconceived or lacking in substance;
(b)
the Board believes that a decision in favour of the applicant is not within the jurisdiction of the Board;
(c)
the Board believes that the applicant has unreasonably delayed the provision of information required by the Board;
(d)
in the case of an application made by any subsidiary proprietor of a lot, the applicant has not paid all contributions levied and payable in relation to the lot under this Act; or
(e)
the Board believes that the case is suitable for mediation but the mediation is pending at the time of application.
General provisions relating to orders
117.
—(1)  An order made by a Board under this Act or the Land Titles (Strata) Act (Cap. 158) may include such ancillary or consequential provisions as the Board thinks fit including costs to be paid by the applicant, a management corporation, a subsidiary management corporation or any person against whom the order is made or costs to be paid by a party for making a frivolous application to the Board.
(2)  Without prejudice to subsection (1), a Board may order —
(a)
a management corporation or its council;
(b)
a subsidiary management corporation or its executive committee;
(c)
a managing agent; or
(d)
a subsidiary proprietor or other person having an estate or interest in a lot or an occupier of a lot,
to do or refrain from doing a specified act with respect to a subdivided building or the common property or limited common property, as the case may be.
[LT(S)A, s. 109(1) and (2)]
Interim orders
118.
—(1)  If an applicant for an order under this Part requests the making of an interim order and a Board, or the president or deputy president presiding, is satisfied on reasonable grounds that urgent considerations justify the making of such an order, the Board, president or deputy president, as the case may be, may —
(a)
make an order that could otherwise be made by the Board (referred to in this Part as an interim order); and
(b)
renew the interim order by serving notice in accordance with section 119 if a request for its renewal is made not later than 3 months after the order is made.
(2)  A Board, or the president or deputy president presiding, may revoke an interim order, or a renewal of an interim order, made under subsection (1).
(3)  When an interim order is revoked, the registrar shall serve notice of its revocation in accordance with section 119.
(4)  An interim order may be made or renewed in respect of any application under this Part even if —
(a)
since receipt of the application, any procedure under this Part has not been followed;
(b)
the time, or extended time, for making submissions on an application has not expired; or
(c)
a right of appearance of representation has not been exercised.
(5)  An interim order shall continue in force —
(a)
until the expiration of such period, not exceeding 3 months, as the Board, president or deputy president, as the case may be, may specify in the order, starting with the making of that order;
(b)
if application is duly made for its renewal, until the renewal is granted or refused; or
(c)
if it is renewed, until the expiration of a period of 6 months, starting with the making of the order.
(6)  Subsection (5) shall not apply if the interim order is revoked on appeal or the application is determined in accordance with another provision in this Part.
(7)  Any person who, in, or in connection with, a request for an interim order or for the renewal of any such order, makes a statement that the person knows is false or misleading in a material respect shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $5,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months or to both.
Effect of orders on notice
119.
—(1)  Subject to subsection (2), the registrar shall serve a copy of every order (including an interim order) made by a Board, the president or a deputy president pursuant to any application made under this Part on —
(a)
the applicant;
(b)
the management corporation or subsidiary management corporation for the strata title plan concerned;
(c)
the person against whom the order is made; and
(d)
any person who made a written submission to the Board in response to the Board’s invitation.
(2)  If the order (including an interim order) of the Board, the president or a deputy president is a declaratory or other order affecting the subsidiary proprietors or occupiers of the lots in a strata title plan generally, or a particular class of the subsidiary proprietors or occupiers, the registrar need not serve a copy of the order on each subsidiary proprietor and occupier affected individually, but may instead give notice in a way that ensures, as far as reasonably practicable, it comes to the attention of all subsidiary proprietors and occupiers or all subsidiary proprietors and occupiers in that class.
(3)  Every copy of an order served under subsection (1) or (2) shall be certified by the president to be a true copy of the order.
(4)  Except where provision is otherwise made by this Act or the Land Titles (Strata) Act (Cap. 158) or to the extent it is otherwise specified in an order, an order (including an interim order) made under this Part shall take effect when a copy of the order is served on —
(a)
the applicant;
(b)
the management corporation or subsidiary management corporation for the strata title plan concerned; and
(c)
the person against whom the order is made.
[LT(S)A, s. 114]
Enforcement and penalty for contravention of orders
120.
—(1)  Any order (including an interim order) made under this Part or the Land Titles (Strata) Act may, by leave of a District Court, be enforced against the person in the same manner as a judgment of that court, and where leave is so given, judgment may be entered in terms of that order.
(2)  A person who contravenes any order (including an interim order) made under this Part or the Land Titles (Strata) Act to do or refrain from doing a specified act shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $10,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 5 years or to both.
(3)  A document purporting to be a copy of an order (including an interim order) made under this Part or the Land Titles (Strata) Act shall be admissible in evidence and shall, until the contrary is proved, be deemed to be an order made by the Board.
[LT(S)A, s. 113]