—(1) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (3), it shall be the duty of a management corporation —
to control, manage and administer the common property for the benefit of all the subsidiary proprietors constituting the management corporation;
to properly maintain and keep in a state of good and serviceable repair (including, where reasonably necessary, renew or replace the whole or part thereof) —
the common property;
any fixture or fitting (including any pipe, pole, wire, cable or duct) comprised in the common property or within any wall, floor or ceiling the centre of which forms a boundary of a lot, not being a fixture or fitting (including any pipe, pole, wire, cable or duct) that is used for the servicing or enjoyment of any lot exclusively;
any fixture or fitting (including any pipe, pole, wire, cable or duct) which is comprised within a lot and which is intended to be used for the servicing or enjoyment of the common property;
each door, window and other permanent cover over openings in walls where a side of the door, window or cover is part of the common property; and
any movable property vested in the management corporation;
to effect insurance according to this Act;
when so directed by a special resolution, to install or provide additional facilities or make improvements to the common property for the benefit of the subsidiary proprietors constituting the management corporation;
to comply with any notice or order made by any relevant authority or public authority requiring the abatement of any nuisance on the common property or ordering repairs or other work to be done in respect of the subdivided building or common property;
to pay the rent, if any, on the land on which the subdivided building is erected;
to cause proper records to be kept of notices given to the management corporation under this Act or any other written law, or of any orders made by a court, a Board or other tribunal and served on the management corporation; and
to convene annual general meetings in accordance with the First Schedule.
(2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (3), a management corporation may —
enter into an agreement, upon such terms and conditions (including terms for the payment of consideration) as may be agreed upon by the parties thereto, with a subsidiary proprietor or occupier of a lot for the provision of amenities or services by it to the lot or to the subsidiary proprietor or occupier thereof; and
do all things reasonably necessary for the performance of its duties under this Part and for the enforcement of the by-laws.
(3) Notwithstanding subsections (1) and (2) but subject to subsection (4), where a strata title plan comprises common property and any limited common property, the management corporation constituted shall, upon the creation of the limited common property —
cease to perform those duties and exercise those powers in respect of the limited common property created.
(4) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, a management corporation constituted for common property within a strata title plan may manage and maintain any limited common property within that strata title plan upon such terms and conditions as may be agreed between the subsidiary management corporation for that limited common property and the management corporation.
[LT(S)A, ss. 48(1), 50(e)]