Q&A: Are No Smoking Strata ByLaws Retrospective?

Our Body Corporate has just banned smoking on balconies. I’m wondering if these no smoking bylaws can be applied to an owner/resident who purchased an apartment six years ago. Some owners have been here for years.  Is the legislation retrospective? Some owners have had sales fall through after buyers heard of this law.  Will the new strata changes have any impact on these new bylaws?   Read the Q&A…………