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MCO SERIES: What impact does the Movement Control Order have over the property managers, other service providers to a JMB / MC?

On 16.3.2020, the Government imposed a Movement Control Order for the period of 18.3.2020 to 31.3.2020 pursuant to the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1988. The . . .

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Strata Management Case Updates 22 – Can a JMB directly employ services of a property manager and can an employee of a JMB claim unlawful dismissal in the Industrial Relations Court?

Thong King Chai v One South JMB (Industrial Court) Award No. 2091 of 2019 [2019] 2 LNS 2091 Facts: Thong King Chai, a General Manager employed directly by . . .

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Strata Management Case Updates – 21 Exclusive: Developer, JMB and MC is now required to identify proprietors who have arrears of quit rent

The recent amendments made to the Strata Titles (Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur) Rules 2019 (which will come into force on 1.1.2020) has now made any developer, JMB, . . .

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Strata Management Case Updates 20 – Can a Parcel Owner sue for matters in respect of common property?

Syarikat East Coast & 12 others v 1.Makna Mujur Sdn Bhd 2.KL Plaza Joint Management Body 3. Dato Bandar Kuala Lumur (CA) Civil Appeal No. W-02 (NCVC)(W) – . . .

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Strata Management Case Updates 19 – Can a JMB apply multiple rates in light of the Court of Appeal decision?

In my previous posting I wrote about whether a JMB can apply different rates of charges and also reported the High Court decision. On 4.10.2019, the Court of . . .

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Strata Management Case Updates 18 – Can a landlord (Proprietor) and Management Corporation be made liable for nuisance caused by the tenant (eg: Air B&B guests / students) in a stratafied development area?

Chin Moy Yen & Ors v Chai Weng Sing & Ors (Court of Appeal) [2019] 1 LNS 940 Facts: Floral Green Condomium is a stratafied condominium near to . . .

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Strata Management Case Updates – 17 Whether accessory parcels must be used in conjunction with the main parcel?

Ideal Advantage Sdn Bhd v Perbadanan Pengurusan Palm Spring @ Damansara (Court of Appeal No. W-02 (NCVC)(W)-138-01/2018 [2019] 1 LNS 894 Whether accessory parcels must be used in . . .

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Strata Management Updates 16 – Parcel Rent will take into effect in KL and Perak from 1.1.2020

The Minister of Water, Land and Natural Resources has determined that Parcel Rent will take effect in the Stratafied Development Areas in Kuala Lumpur and state of Perak . . .

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Strata Management Case Updates 15 – Whether a Tribunal President must give reasons immediately when pronouncing decision?

Court of Appeal, Civil Appeal No. W-02(A)-943-05/2017 BONIFAC LOBO A/L ROBERT V LOBO AND JMB SILVERPARK RESORT V STRATA MANAGEMENT TRIBUNAL, PUTRAJAYA and 9 others. (grounds made available . . .

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Strata Management Updates 14 – Introduction of Strata Management (Compounding of Offences) 2019

Introduction of Strata Management (Compounding of Offences) 2019 Whilst we see a lack of enforcement being taken against a party who contravenes the provisions in Strata Management Act . . .

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