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ON BUILDINGS & COMMON PROPERTY
(POST ACT 663 - PAGE 3)

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Building Approvals To Be Within Six Months, From Two Years
13/04/2007 Bernama
The creation of the post of Building Commissioner in the Buildings and Property Act is to overcome problems in the maintenance and management of buildings and property.

Ensuring co-operation
14/04/2007 The Star
House buyers will heave a sigh of relief now that the Building and Common Property (Maintenance and Management) Act 2007 has been gazetted. It means the Act can be enforced and the state government empowered to appoint a Commissioner of Building (COB) to settle disputes and to ensure smooth management of the building even after strata titles are issued.

BUSTING RED TAPE: Abdullah outlines perks for property sector
14/04/2007 NST By Eileen Ng and Nisha Sabanayagam
the drafting of a Building and Common Property Act 2007 to ensure better maintenance and management of stratified properties;

No escaping maintenance charges
15/04/2007 Sunday Times
He said the Building and Common Property (Maintenance and Management) Act 2007, or Act 663, which was enforced yesterday provided for such action."Previously, developers were faced with the problem of buyers or tenants refusing to pay the maintenance charges because there was no law which specified action that could be taken," he said.He said this in a working paper entitled "Implementation of the Building and Common Property (Maintenance and Management) Act 2007 to Tackle the Problems of Maintaining and Managing Buildings and Common properties."

Law change no cause for worry
22/04/2007 New Straits Times
"The entire system is being fine-tuned," he said on the newly-enacted Building and Common Property (Maintenance and Management) Act 2007, or Act 663. "Though there may be some new penalties imposed, there is nothing to worry about." Under Act 663, owners of stratified properties risk having a warrant of attachment of moveable property served on them if they fail to settle their maintenance charges.

Form management body or be fined
07/05/2007 The Star By David Tan
DEVELOPERS who do not form a joint management body with residential high-rise property owners can be fined from RM20,000 under the newly implemented Building and Common Property (Management and Maintenance) Act 2007. Jelutong MP Datuk Lee Kah Choon said the Act also allowed for the setting up of the commissioner of building (COB), headed by the president of the local council, to ensure that the joint management body was formed.

Settle dues, defaulters told
21/05/2007 The Star By Koay Shiann Huah
He also urged the management to report the matter to the Commissioner of Building so that they could take action against defaulters.

Pangsapuri cipta sejarah
27/06/2007 Berita Harian Oleh Sharifah Salwa Syed Akil
Rumah Pangsa Seri Pinang muncul taman perumahan pertama tubuh Badan Pengurusan Bersama di Selangor SERI KEMBANGAN: Pangsapuri Seri Pinang dekat sini menjadi kawasan perumahan pertama di negara ini yang menubuhkan Badan Pengurusan Bersama (JMB) selepas penguatkuasaan Akta Bangunan dan Harta Bersama (Penyelenggaraan dan Pengurusan) Akta 663, dilaksanakan di seluruh negara 12 April lalu.

Set up JMB fast, residents of high-rise buildings urged
03/07/2007 The Star By Esther Chandran
DEVELOPERS and property owners need to work together to form the Joint Management Body (JMB) committees to replace pre-management committees set up at high-rise buildings in Serdang.

Act comes under scrutiny
30/07/2007 The Star
There is a lot of uncertainty pertaining to the Building and Common Property (Maintenance and Management) Act, 2007 and industry players, including purchasers, want it to be further fine-tuned THE new Building and Common Property (Maintenance and Management) Act 2007 (BCPMM Act) that was gazetted on April 12 came under intense scrutiny at a seminar on property management recently.

Management of high-rise apartments: Power back in hands of owners
13/008/2007 NST By K. Harinderan and Sri Kuehnlenz
KUALA LUMPUR: At least once a month, the lifts stop working at the high-rise apartment block where Liew See Lan lives. "There is little we can do as the developer is the only one with the power over the management company," she said. All she needs is between eight and 12 owners, and up to two representatives from the developer, to form what is called the joint management body (JMB).This JMB will maintain the common property, decide how much to charge for maintenance and collect the charges. It also can sue and be sued.

End in sight for longstanding housing woes
27/08/2007 The Star By Koay Shiann Huah
THE longstanding housing woes faced by hundreds of flat dwellers in Villa Mas Ewani in Jelutong, Penang, will soon be over. The state Commissioner of Building (COB) is coming in to help them.

Pangsapuri cipta sejarah
27/06/2007 Berita Harian Oleh Sharifah Salwa Syed Akil
Rumah Pangsa Seri Pinang muncul taman perumahan pertama tubuh Badan Pengurusan Bersama di Selangor SERI KEMBANGAN: Pangsapuri Seri Pinang dekat sini menjadi kawasan perumahan pertama di negara ini yang menubuhkan Badan Pengurusan Bersama (JMB) selepas penguatkuasaan Akta Bangunan dan Harta Bersama (Penyelenggaraan dan Pengurusan) Akta 663, dilaksanakan di seluruh negara 12 April lalu.

Set up JMB fast, residents of high-rise buildings urged
03/07/2007 The Star By Esther Chandran
DEVELOPERS and property owners need to work together to form the Joint Management Body (JMB) committees to replace pre-management committees set up at high-rise buildings in Serdang.

Act comes under scrutiny
30/07/2007 The Star
There is a lot of uncertainty pertaining to the Building and Common Property (Maintenance and Management) Act, 2007 and industry players, including purchasers, want it to be further fine-tuned THE new Building and Common Property (Maintenance and Management) Act 2007 (BCPMM Act) that was gazetted on April 12 came under intense scrutiny at a seminar on property management recently.

Management of high-rise apartments: Power back in hands of owners
13/008/2007 NST By K. Harinderan and Sri Kuehnlenz
KUALA LUMPUR: At least once a month, the lifts stop working at the high-rise apartment block where Liew See Lan lives. "There is little we can do as the developer is the only one with the power over the management company," she said. All she needs is between eight and 12 owners, and up to two representatives from the developer, to form what is called the joint management body (JMB).This JMB will maintain the common property, decide how much to charge for maintenance and collect the charges. It also can sue and be sued.

End in sight for longstanding housing woes
27/08/2007 The Star By Koay Shiann Huah
THE longstanding housing woes faced by hundreds of flat dwellers in Villa Mas Ewani in Jelutong, Penang, will soon be over. The state Commissioner of Building (COB) is coming in to help them.

Selangor to appoint Commissioner of Buildings 'soon'
22/09/2007 NST By Chris Prasad
The existing confusion over who is Selangor's Commissioner of Buildings (CoB) is nearly over, with the decision that town and municipal council heads will take up the position for their respective districts.According to an official within the state's Housing and Property Board (LPHS), the CoB, which earlier this year was assigned to the Board's executive director Datin Paduka Alinah Ahmad, is now "in the process of being transferred to the heads of local councils throughout the state".

What new building maintenance law is all about
03/12/2007 NST-PROP
Here's an opportunity for those living in strata-titled properties, condominiums and townhouses included, to learn more about some new laws that were enacted by Parliament recently, and how these affect them.

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