(1) In the application
of these by-laws to any particular subdivided building the word "corporation"
shall mean the management corporation of the building.
(2) Except for paragraph (g) of by-law 2, references in
these by-laws to a parcel proprietor however expressed, where the context
so admits, in the case of a parcel occupied by a person who is not the parcel
proprietor, shall be construed as including the occupier of that parcel.
Duties of parcel proprietor.
(1) A proprietor shall-
(a) permit the corporation and its agents at all reasonable
times and on reasonable notice being given (except in the case of emergency
when no notice is required) to enter his parcel for the purposes of-
(i) inspecting the parcel;
(ii) maintaining, repairing or renewing pipes, wires, cables
and ducts used or capable of being used in connection with the enjoyment of
any other parcel or the common property;
(iii) maintaining, repairing or renewing the common property;
(iv) executing any work or doing any act reasonably necessary
for or in connection with the performance of its duties or the enforcement
of these by-laws or other by-laws affecting the building;
(b) forthwith carry out all the work ordered by any competent
public or statutory authority in respect of his parcel other than such work
for the benefit of the building generally, and pay all assessments, charges
and outgoings which are payable in respect of his parcel;
(c) repair and maintain his parcel including doors and windows and keep it in a state of good repair, reasonable wear and tear, and
damage by fire, storm, tempest or act of God excepted;
(d) (Deleted by Act A753);
(e) not use or permit his parcel to be used in such a manner
or for such a purpose as to cause nuisance or danger to any other proprietor
or the families of such proprietor;
the parcel shown in the plan approved by the relevant authority; and
(g) notify the corporation forthwith of any intended change
in the proprietorship of his parcel or of any other dealing with his parcel
of which he is aware, for entry in the strata roll maintained by the corporation
for this purpose.
(2) A proprietor shall use and enjoy the common
property in such manner as not to interfere unreasonably with the use and
enjoyment thereof by other proprietors or their families or visitors.
Common property for common benefit.
The corporation shall control, manage and administer the
common property for the benefit of all the proprietors:
Provided that the corporation may, by agreement with a
particular proprietor, grant him exclusive use and enjoyment of part of the
common property or special privileges in respect of the common property or
part of it.
Provision of amenities or services.
The corporation may make an agreement with a particular
proprietor for the provision of amenities or services by the corporation to
or in respect of his parcel.
5. Functions of the corporation.
The corporation shall-
(a) maintain in a state of good and serviceable repair,
the fixtures and fittings (including lifts) existing on the lot and used or
capable of being used in connection with the enjoyment of more than one parcel
or the common property;
(b) where practicable, establish and maintain suitable
lawns and gardens on the common property;
(c) maintain, repair
and (where necessary) renew sewers, pipes, wires, cables and ducts existing
on the lot and used or capable of being used in connection with the enjoyment
of more than one parcel or the common property;
(d) on the written
request of a proprietor or of a registered chargee of a parcel, the corporation
shall produce to the proprietor or chargee, as the case may be, (or to a person
authorised in writing by the proprietor or chargee) all policies of insurance
effected by the corporation together with the receipts for the last premiums
paid in respect of the policies; and
(e) without delay enter in the strata roll any intended
change or any other dealing notified to it pursuant to subparagraph (g) of
paragraph (1) of by-law 2.
6. Prohibitions for parcel
A parcel proprietor shall not-
(a) use his parcel for any purposes
(illegal or otherwise) which may be injurious to the reputation of the building;
(b) use as fuel any substance or material which may give rise to smoke or
fumes or obnoxious smells;
(c) throw or allow to fall, any refuse or rubbish of any description on the
common property or any part thereof except in refuse bins maintained by him
or in refuse chutes provided in the building; or
(d) keep any animal in his parcel or on the common property which may cause
annoyance to any other proprietor.