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Long Title

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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Developer to establish maintenance funds
16.
—(1)  The owner developer of a development to which this Division applies shall establish one or more maintenance funds in accordance with this section at any time on or after —
(a)
the date the first temporary occupation permit is issued in respect of any lot or proposed lot in the development or, in the case of a staged development, the date the first temporary occupation permit is issued in respect of any lot or proposed lot comprised in the initial stage of the staged development on completion thereof; or
(b)
such subsequent date when this Division applies to the development,
whichever is the later, but in every case before the collection of maintenance charges from any purchaser of any lot or proposed lot in the development starts.
(2)  The owner developer of every such development shall establish a general maintenance fund, which shall be used for the following purposes only:
(a)
to pay for the expenses incurred on or after the establishment of the general maintenance fund in providing —
(i)
cleaning services for the common property;
(ii)
security services and amenities for the occupiers of the lots or proposed lots in that development; and
(iii)
such other services necessary for maintaining the common property in a state of good repair;
(b)
to maintain, repair and renew fixtures and fittings (including lifts) in that development, not being fixtures and fittings installed in a lot or proposed lot sold or intended for sale to a purchaser;
(c)
to maintain, repair and renew sewers, pipes, wires, cables and ducts used or capable of being used in connection with the enjoyment of 2 or more lots or proposed lots in, or the common property of, that development;
(d)
to pay any premium for the insurance of that development against damage by fire and other risks;
(e)
to pay rent and rates, if any;
(f)
to pay any fee for the auditing of the maintenance fund; and
(g)
to pay all charges reasonably incurred for the administration of the maintenance fund and the common property of that development.
(3)  Where any such development comprises any limited common property, the owner developer shall, in addition, establish a separate special maintenance fund, which shall be used for the following purposes only:
(a)
to pay for the expenses incurred on or after the establishment of the special maintenance fund in providing —
(i)
cleaning services for that limited common property;
(ii)
security services and amenities for the occupiers of the lots or proposed lots in that development for whose exclusive benefit that limited common property has been designated under the sale and purchase agreement with the owner developer; and
(iii)
such other services necessary for maintaining that limited common property in a state of good repair;
(b)
to maintain, repair and renew fixtures and fittings (including lifts) in that development comprised within that limited common property, not being fixtures and fittings installed in a lot or proposed lot sold or intended for sale to a purchaser;
(c)
to maintain, repair and renew sewers, pipes, wires, cables and ducts used or capable of being used in connection with the enjoyment —
(i)
of that limited common property; or
(ii)
of 2 or more lots or proposed lots in that development for whose exclusive benefit that limited common property has been designated under the sale and purchase agreement with the owner developer;
(d)
to pay rent and rates, if any, connected with the limited common property;
(e)
to pay any fee for the auditing of the special maintenance fund; and
(f)
to pay all charges reasonably incurred for the administration of the special maintenance fund and the limited common property of that development.
(4)  Any owner developer who contravenes subsection (1) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $10,000 and, in the case of a continuing offence, to a further fine not exceeding $100 for every day or part thereof during which the offence continues after conviction.
[BCPA (repealed), s. 9(1)]