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STRATA TITLES ACT 1985 - SECT 55

55 .         Further insurance by strata company and actions by proprietor against strata company

        (1)         In addition to insurance effected by the strata company under this Division, a strata company shall effect and maintain insurance —

            (a)         in respect of any occurrence against which it is required by law to insure, including, where applicable, insurance against liability to pay compensation under the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981 ; and

            (b)         against such other risks as the strata company may from time to time determine.

        Penalty for contravention of subsection (1)(a): $400.

        [(2), (3)         deleted]

        (4)         A strata company may insure and keep insured the building against any occurrence other than those occurrences referred to and included in section 53D or 54(1a).

        (5)         A proprietor may bring against the strata company of which the proprietor is a member any action that the proprietor might have brought against the strata company if the proprietor had not been a member of the strata company.

        [Section 55 amended by No. 58 of 1995 s. 54(1) and (2) 6 and 94; No. 61 of 1996 s. 29; No. 42 of 2004 s. 174.]



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