Retrospective By-Law Approval

Quite frequently new owners in strata schemes are unaware of the requirement to obtain owners corporation approval pursuant to a by-law under section 65A and/or section 52 of the Strata Schemes Management Act 1996 (“SSMA”) before starting their renovation works which affect common property.     Read more……..


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