Tag: sectional title

Clearance certificate: embargo creates a real right

Willow Waters Homeowners Association (Pty) Ltd v Koka (768/13) [2014] ZASCA 220; [2015] 1 All SA 562; [2015] JOL 32760 (SCA) (12 December 2014) per Maya JA [Theron, Saldulker JJA and Mocumie and Gorven AJJA concurring] SCA...

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Waiver of rights: Conduct inconsistent with rules

Buffelsdrift Game Reserve Owner’s Association v Holkom (58258/2013) [2014] ZAGPPHC 474 (7 July 2014) per Baqwa J. The High Court refused to interdict some owners from keeping pets in contravention of the association’s...

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Body corporate: No synonym for bargaining council

Chamber of Mines of SA v Amcu, In Re; Amcu v Chamber of Mines of SA (J 99/14) [2014] ZALCJHB 233 ; [2014] 3 BLLR 258; (2014) 35 ILJ 1243; [2014] JOL 31274 (LC) (23 June 2014) per Cele J. The debate is hotting up over the wisdom...

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Body corporate: Conflict between rules and Act

Body Corporate of “The Avenues” v Hurwitz NO (217/2011) [2014] ZASCA 80; [2014] 4 All SA 1 (SCA) (29 May 2014) per Swain AJA. [28] It is clear that the body corporate could not, by agreement with the developers,...

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Body corporate powers: Restricted spending by trustees

North Global Properties (Pty) Ltd v Body Corporate of the Sunrise Beach Scheme (12465/2011) [2012] ZAKZDHC 47; [2013] JOL 30400(17 August 2012) per Dhaya Pillay J. The High Court granted an order setting aside the body...

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Body corporate trustees: ordered to pay costs

A body corporate of a sectional title scheme is a statutory body whose functions and powers are exercised by the trustees.  The trustees are in a fiduciary relationship to the body corporate and must act honestly, in good faith,...

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