MCO SERIES: Clarity provided by KPKT as to the operations within a Strata Scheme Development Area

KPKT has just issued a circular (reference number: KPKT:800-7/2/1-JLD.5(59)) dated 21.3.2020 (today) in providing active steps to be taken by all JMB/MC in all stratified . . .

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MCO SERIES: Is Property Management Service deemed an “essential service” within the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases (Measures within the infected local areas) Regulations 2020?

As of now, we have yet to receive an official directive from the relevant ministry to declare that property management services be deemed essential service. . . .

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MCO SERIES: What impact does the Movement Control Order have over the property managers, other service providers to a JMB / MC?

On 16.3.2020, the Government imposed a Movement Control Order for the period of 18.3.2020 to 31.3.2020 pursuant to the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases . . .

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Strata Management Case Updates 22 – Can a JMB directly employ services of a property manager and can an employee of a JMB claim unlawful dismissal in the Industrial Relations Court?

Facts: Thong King Chai, a General Manager employed directly by One South JMB filed a claim under Section 20(3) of the Industrial Relations Act (“IRA”) . . .

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Strata Management Case Updates – 21 Exclusive: Developer, JMB and MC is now required to identify proprietors who have arrears of quit rent

The recent amendments made to the Strata Titles (Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur) Rules 2019 (which will come into force on 1.1.2020) has now made . . .

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Strata Management Case Updates – 20 Can a Parcel Owner sue for matters in respect of common property?

Syarikat East Coast & 12 others v 1.Makna Mujur Sdn Bhd 2.KL Plaza Joint Management Body 3. Dato Bandar Kuala Lumur (CA) Civil Appeal No. . . .

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Strata Management Case Updates 19 – Can a JMB apply multiple rates in light of the Court of Appeal decision?

I wrote previously in Can a JMB apply different rates of charges about whether the JMB can apply different rates of charges. On 4.10.2019, the Court . . .

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Strata Management Case Updates – 18 – Can a landlord (Proprietor) and Management Corporation be made liable for nuisance caused by the tenant (eg: Air B&B guests / students) in a stratafied development area?

Chin Moy Yen & Ors v Chai Weng Sing & Ors (Court of Appeal) [2019] 1 LNS 940 Facts: Floral Green Condomium is a stratafied . . .

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Strata Management Case Updates – 17 Whether accessory parcels must be used in conjunction with the main parcel?

Ideal Advantage Sdn Bhd v Perbadanan Pengurusan Palm Spring @ Damansara (Court of Appeal No. W-02 (NCVC)(W)-138-01/2018 [2019] 1 LNS 894 Whether accessory parcels must . . .

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Strata Management Updates 16 – Parcel Rent will take into effect in KL and Perak from 1.1.2020

The Minister of Water, Land and Natural Resources has determined that Parcel Rent will take effect in the Stratafied Development Areas in Kuala Lumpur and . . .

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