Unit Titles Act 2010

The Department of Building and Housing has published a Unit Titles Amendment Bill consultation document dated 20 November 2012.  They are seeking views on some proposed amendments to the Act and Regulations.  Written submissions are due by 1 February 2013.  The review is only intended to address minor and technical issues with the Act. A…

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Body Corporate Levies

Traditionally body corporate levies have been based on unit entitlements.  A unit entitlement is reflective of the value of one unit, compared to the value of others within the development.  Once set, they have always been extremely difficult to change and that inflexibility has caused unfairness in sharing costs amongst body corporate members.  The costs for a lift…

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Unit Titles Update

The new Act is not yet in force as the regulations are being finalised.  We expect it later this year or early next.  Those involved in unit titles will need to be ready as the transitional arrangements are concerned only with the body corporate rules and maintenance.  We have set up a discussion group on…

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Unit Titles Bill

The Unit Titles Bill is slowly working its way through. Hopefully we see a new Unit Titles Act this year because it is definitely needed. The second reading of the bill was completed on 16 February 2010. The bill now goes to the Committee of the Whole House. We will keep an eye on developments.…

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