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Management Rights Transfer Voided
Article by Michael Kleinschmidt, Legal Practitioner Director - Stratum Legal

Imagine running a management right business for 4 years, doing the work and being paid, only to be told that the management rights were never validly transferred to you.

On 10 July 2019 Adjudicator Barry declared that body corporate committee resolutions from 2015 consenting to the transfer of management rights were void. Accordingly, the current management rights operator did not own the management rights, despite having performed the caretaking duties, and having been paid for doing so, for almost 4 years.


Smoke Drift and Vaping Defined
Article by Josh Middlebrook, Senior Strata Manager, Archers The Strata Professionals

Smoking in strata and the regulation of this activity within a community title scheme has been written about extensively for a number of years. In this article we will summarise the takeaway points from those prior publications and delve into the growing trend of vaping, including the legislative definitions.


We will provide clarity on whether or not vaping and similar ways of creating smoke drift from one’s mouth that affects other residents in a strata property is treated the same as traditional cigarette smoke.

Strata Law Reform Seminars - Sunshine Coast this Month!
Strata Law Reform – Legislation Changes for 2020 Explained

If you're wondering about what issues are affecting the strata industry in your region, come along to our informative education session on Saturday, 12 October 2019.

Strata Law experts Jason Carlson of Grace Lawyers and James Nickless, Legal Counsel for MaxSoft Group, will be conducting an interactive session to explain changes to Strata Laws likely to be put to parliament for adoption in 2020.

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