—(1) The owners of flats in any building or buildings of the Corporation shall, as soon as possible after they are directed by the Corporation in writing, establish a body corporate under the name of “The Management Corporation for flat numbers . . . of the Jurong Town Corporation building situate in Lot number . . . in Town Sub-Division or Mukim. . .”.
(2) The Corporation shall not, without consulting all the owners of the flats in any building or buildings, issue any direction under subsection (1) to the owners of the flats.
(3) Where a direction of the Corporation under subsection (1) is not carried out, the Corporation may, by notification in the Gazette, authorise a company, incorporated under the provisions of any written law for the time being in force relating to companies, to exercise the functions, duties and powers of a management corporation.
(4) The Corporation may, by notification in the Gazette, revoke any authorisation granted to a company under subsection (3) without assigning any reason.
(5) A management corporation, referred to in subsection (1), shall be constituted by order made by the Corporation, which shall be published in the Gazette.
(6) Upon the constitution of a management corporation under subsection (5) and so long as one exists in relation to one or more buildings, the owners of flats in the building or buildings shall be —
members of the management corporation; and
entitled to such voting rights as may be prescribed.
(7) A management corporation constituted under subsection (5) shall have perpetual succession and may sue and be sued in its name and do all other matters and things incidental or appertaining to a body corporate and not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act.
(8) The management corporation shall establish and maintain a fund for administrative purposes sufficient in the opinion of the management corporation for the control, management and administration of the common property of the building or buildings in relation to which the management corporation exists, for the payment of any rent, rates and premiums of insurance in respect of the common property and the discharge of any other obligations of the management corporation.
(9) For the purposes of establishing and maintaining a fund in accordance with subsection (8), the management corporation may —
determine from time to time the amounts to be raised for the purposes referred to in subsection (8);
raise amounts so determined by levying contributions on the owners of flats in the building or buildings referred to in subsection (8) in such proportions as may be prescribed; and
recover from any of the owners by an action in a court of competent jurisdiction any sum of money expended by the management corporation for rents, rates, premiums, maintenance, conservancy or for repairs to or done by it at its direction to his flat.
(10) Subject to subsection (12), any contribution levied under subsection (9) shall be due and be payable —
on the passing of a resolution to that effect by the management corporation and in accordance with the terms of that resolution; or
if the Corporation or a company, as the case may be, is performing the functions of a management corporation and has been vested with its powers, under section 44, on the service of a written notice and in accordance with the terms of that notice,
and may be recovered by the management corporation or the Corporation or company, as the case may be, in an action in a court of competent jurisdiction from the owner of a flat in a building referred to in subsection (8) at the time when the resolution or notice, as the case may be, was passed or served and from the owner of the flat at the time when the action is instituted jointly or severally.
(11) A certificate of the Corporation shall be conclusive evidence of the amount that may be due to the Corporation under subsection (10).
(12) A management corporation shall, on the application of an owner of a flat in a building in relation to which the management corporation exists under the provisions of this Act or a person authorised in writing by him, certify —
the amount determined as the contribution of the owner;
the manner in which that contribution is payable;
the extent to which his contribution has been paid by the owner; and
the amount of any rates paid by the management corporation and not recovered by it,
and in favour of any person dealing with that owner such a certificate shall be conclusive evidence of the matters certified therein.
(13) A management corporation constituted under subsection (5) shall not be wound up except by an order made by the Corporation cancelling the order by which it was constituted.
(14) An order made under subsection (13) shall be published in the Gazette and shall provide for the winding up of the management corporation and for its dissolution.