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Strata Title in Singapore and Malaysia (Malaysia Reprint) - 5th Edition

This book is updated with the latest legislative and judicial developments in this area of law.
Publisher: LexisNexis
RM 350.00
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ISBN/ISSN: 9789814753517
Publisher: LexisNexis

Product description

The only authoritative book focusing exclusively on Strata Titles in Singapore and Malaysia. This book is updated with the latest legislative and judicial developments in this area of law. In this edition, the new Malaysian Strata Management Act 2013 is discussed together with the amendments made to the Strata Titles Act 1985. The latest changes to the Building Maintenance and Strata Management Act (Cap 30C) are also discussed. To complete the learning experience, the author also addresses the requirement of approval for the acquisition of properties from the Economic Planning Unit in the Malaysian Prime Minister's Department as provided in the Guideline on the Acquisition of Properties 2014.

Major case-law developments discussed are in the following areas, among others:

• the law on meetings under the Building Maintenance and Strata Management Act (Cap 30C);

• validity of by-laws;

• meaning of common property and structural defects;

• constitutionality of collective sale regime;

• duty of good faith in a collective sale;

• nature of a charge registered against a subsidiary proprietor’s lot; and

• restriction on the powers of the council of a management corporation.

Key Features:

• Contains substantial update to the law in Malaysia as well as case law update for Singapore since the 2012 edition

• Includes amendments made to the Malaysian Strata Titles Act and the new Strata Management Act

• More than 30 new cases have been identified to reflect current positions based on judicial decisions made

• Discusses significant decisions of the Singapore Strata Titles Boards

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 Application and Requirements for Subdivision of Building or Land

Chapter 3 Phased Development

Chapter 4 Maintenance and Management of Building and Common Property Prior to Formation of Management Corporation or Subsidiary Management Corporation

Chapter 5 Lots / Parcels and Accessory Lots / Accessory Parcels

Chapter 6 Common Property and Limited Common Property

Chapter 7 The Management Corporation and Subsidiary Management Corporation

Chapter 8 The Original Proprietor

Chapter 9 The Council and Executive Committee

Chapter 10 The Subsidiary / Parcel Proprietors

Chapter 11 Meetings of Proprietor

Chapter 12 Share Value / Share Unit Entitlements

Chapter 13 Finances and Insurance

Chapter 14 Managing Agents

Chapter 15 By-Laws

Chapter 16 Variation or Termination of Strata Subdivision Scheme

Chapter 17 Resolution of Disputes

Chapter 18 Subdivision of Low-Cost Building

Chapter 19 Conversion of Leases of Flats under Other Schemes to Strata Title

Chapter 20 Foreign Ownership