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STRATA TITLES ACT 1985 - SECT 39

39 .         Power of strata company to enter

        (1)         For the purpose of carrying out —

            (a)         any work pursuant to section 38(1), (2), (3) or (6); or

            (b)         any work required to be carried out by a strata company by a notice or order of a public authority or local government; or

            (c)         any work referred to in section 35(1)(c); or

            (d)         any work necessary to repair or renew any pipes, wires, cables or ducts referred to in section 11(2)(b); or

            (e)         any work required to be carried out by the strata company by order of a court or tribunal,

                the strata company may, by its agents, servants or contractors, enter upon any part of the parcel for the purpose of carrying out the work —

            (f)         in the case of an emergency, at any time; or

            (g)         in any other case, at any reasonable time on notice given to an occupier of that part of the parcel.

        (2)         The strata company may, by its agents, enter upon any part of the parcel for the purpose of —

            (a)         inspecting that part of the parcel; or

            (b)         ensuring that the by-laws are being observed,

                and may do so in the case of an emergency at any time or, in any other case, at any reasonable time on notice given to an occupier of that part of the parcel.

        (3)         A person shall not obstruct or hinder a strata company in the exercise of its power under subsection (1) or (2).

        Penalty: $400.

        [Section 39 amended: No. 58 of 1995 s. 94; No. 14 of 1996 s. 4; No. 74 of 2003 s. 112(12); No. 55 of 2004 s. 1120.]



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