South East Queensland full service body corporate management company Stratacare have released their new report on Enforcing By-Laws. The report explains in detail how to deal with a breach of body corporate by-laws including how to draft the different types of contravention notices and what to do if an occupier fails to comply with a notice.
For more information, visit https://www.stratacare.com.au/enforcing-by-laws
The new report covers giving by-law notice of contravention as required under the Body Corporate and Community Management Act of 1997. The report also details when the body corporate should give a continuing contravention notice and a future contravention notice.
Instructions are also given if an occupier fails to comply with a contravention notice and the subsequent fines that can be imposed by the Magistrates court for non compliance. The report also explains how an owner or occupier can take steps to enforce by-laws being breached.
This post outlines a step-by-step process of drafting a Contravention Notice detailing the alleged breach to be sent to the person believed to have caused the breach and the repercussions the said individual will face if they fail to comply with the notice.
Dealing with more urgent by-law issues which might involve the risk of injury, damage to property or some other emergency is also covered in the report. Links to all the notices and application forms required at each stage are also provided.
Jim O’Hare founded Stratacare after identifying a need for a more efficient strata management service in an increasingly complex field. The experts at Stratacare offer full-service body corporate management packages to a clientele servicing over 700 buildings and communities in South East Queensland.
A spokesperson of Stratacare said, “We continually strive to provide the highest level of service to our clients, diversified and facilitated by dedicated support teams in the areas of compliance, maintenance, insurance and development consultancy utilizing proven processes and management strategies.”
Interested parties can visit https://www.stratacare.com.au/enforcing-by-laws to read the full report.
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