ON BUILDINGS & COMMON PROPERTY
(PRE- ACT 663 - PAGE 2)
rang Undang-undang Bangunan, Harta Bersama siap
19/04/2006 Utusan Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR 18 April - Penggubalan draf Undang-Undang
Bangunan dan Harta Bersama (RUU BHB) telah disiapkan dan disemak oleh
Jabatan Peguam Negara pada September lalu, kata Menteri Perumahan dan
Kerajaan Tempatan, Datuk Seri Ong Ka Ting.
needs more work, says Ong
THE proposed Building and Common Property (Maintenance
and Management) Bill, which aims to accommodate developments in the
housing sector, needs to be studied further.
Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Seri Ong Ka Ting said the Bill
was finalised by the Attorney-General’s Chambers in September last year
but its tabling was delayed because of several emerging factors.
Stymied by housing law
27/05/2006 New Straits Times
For some developers as well as buyers impatient for a solution to their
lingering problems - the wait is going to be even longer, as a result of a
recent decision to defer the tabling of the proposed Building and Common
Property (Maintenance and Management) Bill.
Buildings Commission proposed for property management
23/08/2006 The Star
KUALA LUMPUR: Poor
property management can be overcome with the setting up of a Buildings
Commission, according to property developers and owners.
Najib's committee also approved the Building and Common Property Management
Bill, which will allow the local authority to appoint a building
commissioner for high-rise properties in the interim period before a
management corporation is set up."When vacant possession for a strata-title property is given to the owners,
and before the management corporation is set up, we noticed the management
of such buildings face a lot of problems," he said.
State Governments To Appoint
PUTRAJAYA, Nov 28 (Bernama) -- Buyers of housing units in multi-storey
buildings can soon turn to building commissioners to be appointed by the
state governments to look into problems that may surface from the time of
delivery of vacant possession until the issuance of strata title.
Housing commissioner plan
Building and Common
Property Bill - ‘Know your role first’
IT signals an end to house-buyers’ woes but property owners and
developers must be prepared to handle it. The Building and
Common Property (Maintenance and Management) Bill, which would lead to the
appointment of Commissioner of Buildings (COB) in every State to handle
disputes about management services of high-rise dwellings, is a commendable
move, said Chang Kim Loong, secretary-general of the National House Buyers
Association of Malaysia.
Bigger say for high-rise building owners
11/12/2006 The Sun By B. Suresh Ram
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 11, 2006): The days when developers of high-rise
apartments lord over their property in the initial years -- sometimes
making decisions against the interest of their buyers -- will soon be
over. Under the Building and Common Property (Maintenance and Management) Bill
2006 which will go through the second reading in the Dewan Rakyat this week,
the buyers and the developer will have to form a "Joint Management Body" to
manage the affairs and interests of the owners, before strata titles are
on property likely to be passed today
JOINT Management Body, comprising developers and purchasers, will be set up
to handle property management and maintenance of strata-titled properties
before it is fully handed over to the management corporations, comprising
House Passes Building And Common Property Bill
The Building and Common Property (Maintenance and
Management) Bill 2006 passed by the Dewan Rakyat, Wednesday
will provide greater protection to owners of common property such as
high-rise and commercial buildings.
Bill spells out rights of
14/12/2006 The Star
THE House passed the Building and Common Property (Maintenance and
Management) Bill 2006 that will better protect buyers of common properties
such as high-rise buildings.
The Bill is aimed at reducing maintenance and management problems of strata
property owners that had not been properly addressed in the Housing Act and
Strata Titles Act.
Property laws hold promise, pitfalls
15/12/2006 The Sun
The Dewan Rakyat this week passed one Bill and changed another set of laws
which are related to housing and property. The Common Property
(Maintenance and Management) Bill which is to better protect owners of
common property including high-rise flats and condominiums was passed, and
the Housing Development (Control and Licensing) Act was amended.