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STRATA TITLES ACT 1985 - SECT 103L

103L .         Order to contribute to insurance premium paid by proprietor

        (1)         A person who as a proprietor has paid a premium or other charge —

            (a)         for any insurance effected or maintained under section 56A; or

            (b)         in the circumstances mentioned in section 53E,

                may apply to the State Administrative Tribunal for an order under this section.

        (1a)         An application under subsection (1)(b) is to be made within 3 months after the day on which the payment is made.

        (2)         An order under this section is an order —

            (a)         varying the amount of contributions levied under section 36 in a way that the State Administrative Tribunal considers necessary to ensure that the cost of any premium or other charge referred to in subsection (1) falls fairly on all proprietors of lots in the scheme; or

            (b)         requiring the strata company to allow the applicant a credit, against contributions payable by the proprietor, for any premium or other charge paid by him; or

            (c)         where —

                  (i)         in accordance with section 36A or 36B there is no fund under section 36(1)(a); or

                  (ii)         the applicant is no longer a proprietor,

                that any proprietor or the strata company pay to the applicant a proportion of any premium or other charge referred to in subsection (1).

        (3)         On the making of an application under subsection (1) the State Administrative Tribunal may make an order under this section if satisfied that the applicant was justified in —

            (a)         exercising the power in section 56A to effect or maintain insurance; or

            (b)         paying the amount of another proprietor’s share under section 53E.

        (4)         The amount of a contribution required to be paid by a proprietor pursuant to an order under this section shall be deemed to have been levied on that proprietor by the strata company under section 36(1)(c).

        [Section 103L inserted: No. 58 of 1995 s. 77; amended: No. 61 of 1996 s. 34;No. 55 of 2004 s. 1156(1) and (3) and 1158.]



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