Strata Housing 2021

09 Dec, 2021, Virtual Classroom Training

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Prof Dato’ Salleh Buang formerly served as a Federal Counsel in the Attorney-General’s Chambers, Kuala Lumpur, before he left for private practice, then the corporate sector and finally the academia. He was The Deputy-Dean, Kulliyyah of Laws, and International Islamic University until 1990, when he went into full-time consulting.

 

Over the last 3 decades, he had conducted numerous workshops, seminars, corporate briefings and courses covering land law, housing development, construction law, joint ventures and planning law. Author of more than 25 books and monographs on a wide range of legal topics, he now writes for his weekly column in Utusan Malaysia and New Straits Times.

 

Until 2013, he was a Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Geoinformation and Real Estate, UTM, Johor. He is currently a full-time author, public speaker, trainer and consultant.

Venue Details

Virtual Classroom Training

Contact us

Juliany,
M - 012 2281 247
juliany@ipa.com.my

Michelle,
M - 019 363 7822
michelle@ipa.com.my 

FOR CUSTOMISED IN-HOUSE TRAINING
Yvonne,
M - 012 201 1247
yvonne@ipa.com.my

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No.5, Jalan Bangsar Utama 1, 
59000 Kuala Lumpur
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FOCUSING ON
  • Session 1: Governing Law For Housing Development
  • Session 2: Governing Law For Strata Development
  • Session 3: Strata Maintenance & Management (PU (A) 107)
  • Session 4: Strata Tribunal Regulations (PU (A) 103)
COURSE OBJECTIVES

This is IPA’s second online refresher course on Strata Housing during the pandemic lockdown.

It will focus on the latest issues and recent developments pertaining to three major statutes and subsidiary legislation affecting strata development, strata management and strata living in Peninsular Malaysia – namely Act 118 (on housing development), 1989 Regulations (standard SPAs), Act 318 (on strata development) and Act 757 (on strata management and dispute settlement, and the jurisdiction and procedures of the Strata Tribunal).

There will be a discussion on the impact of the latest Covid-19 Act 2020 on the responsibilities of housing developers as a result of the pandemic lockdown.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
  • Property Owners & Developers
  • Property Consultants
  • Property Managers
  • Bankers
  • Insurance Companies
  • Financiers
  • Valuers
  • Land Administration Managers
  • Investment Advisers
  • Development & Planning Managers
  • Town Planners
  • Project Co-ordinators
  • Contractors
  • Contract Managers & Executives
  • Contract Administrators
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Quantity Surveyors
  • Construction Managers
  • Legal Advisors
  • Lawyers
  • Project Managers
  • Government Ministries & Departments
  • Local Authorities
METHODOLOGY
Interactive Lectures, Discussions and Practical Case Studies on all relevant areas to ensure participants grasp clearly issues presented.
COURSE CONTENT
9:00

SESSION 1: GOVERNING LAW FOR HOUSING DEVELOPMENT

  • Objective of Act 118 to protect purchasers
  • Licensing of developers – more stringent regulations
  • Statutory duties of licensed developers
  • Advertisements – latest amendments
  • U-turn in BTS – new proposal to implement BTS
  • Obligations of developers under SPA – Schedule H (for strata housing)
  • Extension of time for developers – latest decision of the Federal Court
  • Criminalising abandoned projects - penalties
  • Purchaser’s right to terminate the SPA
  • Unfair terms in SPA
  • Impact of the Covid-19 Act 2020.
10.45

SESSION 2: GOVERNING LAW FOR STRATA DEVELOPMENT

  • Evolution of strata law
  • Objectives of Act 318 – vacant possession, separate title, registration as owner; security of tenure
  • Objectives of Act 757 – protection of parcel owners, ensuring harmony of strata living, dispute settlement
  • Rights and obligations of JMB, MC
  • Rights and obligations of parcel owners
  • Enforcement of developer’s & parcel owners’ obligations
  • Managing Agents
  • Common properties – limited common properties

    Q&A Session; Summing Up
1:00 Lunch
2:00

SESSION 3: STRATA MAINTENANCE & MANAGEMENT

  • Overview of Act 757 in relation to maintenance & management
  • Three stages of management – by developer / by JMB / by MC
  • Subsidiary MC / limited common property
  • Recovery of sums by attachment of moveable property
  • Deposit by developer to rectify defects of common property
  • Inter-floor leakage, damage to party wall
  • Enforcement, offences
  • First Schedule (fees); Second Schedule (30 forms)
  • Third Schedule – 30 By-laws (read together with Regulations 5 and 28)
  • House rules
  • Strata management problems – complaints received by COB
  • Recent cases & development
3:45

SESSION 4: STRATA TRIBUNAL REGULATIONS (PU (A) 103)

  • Composition, jurisdiction
  • Commencement of proceedings, service, classification of claims
  • Procedure, summons to appear
  • Interlocutory order, security for costs, discovery, interrogatories
  • Tribunal expert
  • Setting aside, rectification of awards, costs
  • First Schedule (fees)
  • Second Schedule (16 forms)
  • Short rentals of strata properties (Airbnb) - latest case
  • Terminating a strata scheme – proposed new amendments

    Q & A Session; Summing Up
5:00 End of Course