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(1996)
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Amendment to Strata Titles Act next year  05/04/1996 BT
THE Ministries of Land and Cooperative Development and Housing and Local Government are still in the midst of discussing the proposed amendment to the Strata Titles Act 1985. The amendment, which is expected to be tabled in the next Parliament sitting, will ensure a more efficient management of buildings which have two or more storeys, Land and Cooperative Development Ministry secretary- general Dr Nik Mohd Zain Nik Yusuf said yesterday.

Usaha pulih projek gagal 10/04/1996  HM By Norazmi Abdul Talib
ALOR GAJAH: Majlis Perbandaran Melaka Bandaraya Bersejarah (MPMBB) akan mengawasi serta mengkaji semua projek pembangunan, termasuk pembinaan hotel, yang terbengkalai di bandar Melaka. Ketua Menteri, Datuk Seri Mohd Zin Abd Ghani, berkata tindakan itu akan diambil oleh MPMBB melalui Jawatankuasa Pemandu yang ditubuhkan dalam mesyuarat baru-baru ini.

STA to be amended to facilitate issuance of titles 17/04/1996 NST
STRATA titles can still be issued even though land ownership is temporary and the Certificate of Fitness has not been issued for the building under the Strata Titles (Amendment) Bill 1995. Land and Co-operative Development Deputy Minister Dr Goh Cheng Teik said the Bill would be debated at the current session.

Ban errant developers, says lawyer 18/04/1996 NST
All reports on "Conference on Towards Better Housing for the People" by Joseph Bingkasan
KOTA KINABALU, Wed. - Developers who fail to complete housing projects or abandon them should not only be blacklisted but banned from the housing industry, Sabah Law Association chairman Maureen Henrietta Lind said. She said a ban should also be imposed on developers who faced winding-up proceedings and directors of such companies who were facing bankruptcy proceedings. She said the ban on these directors should be automatic and remain even if they were discharged from bankruptcy.

Call for punitive action on errant housing developers 22/04/1996  NST-LTIMES
BLACKLISTING errant developers who complete their projects without fulfilling the required standards is not enough, State Assemblyman Datuk Dr Zainal Abidin Ahmad said. Zainal Abidin recommended that tougher punitive actions be taken against these developers who lacked social responsibility and who have left house buyers with a host of problems.

Pemaju gagal siapkan projek patut diharamkan 18/04/1996 BH
PEMAJU perumahan yang gagal menyiapkan sesuatu projek sehingga menyebabkannya terbengkalai sepatutnya diharamkan daripada industri berkenaan dan tidak sekadar disenaraihitamkan seperti amalan sekarang. Pengharaman sedemikian juga harus dikenakan terhadap pemaju atau pengarah syarikat yang dikenakan tindakan undang-undang atau diisytiharkan muflis.

Firma palsu dokumen projek RM80j 23/04/1996 BH
DUNGUN, Isnin - Pusat Khidmat Kontraktor (PKK) mengesan satu sindiket yang dipercayai menipu dan memalsukan
maklumat sehingga berjaya mendaftarkan 12 syarikat pembinaan serta memperolehi 20 kontrak pembinaan bernilai lebih RM80 juta. Berikutan itu, kerajaan mengalami kerugian berpuluh juta ringgit kerana projek membabitkan 12 syarikat itu terpaksa dimansuhkan kerana kegagalan syarikat melaksanakannya.

Bill which makes it easier to apply for strata titles passed 24/04/1996 NST
THE Dewan Rakyat yesterday passed the Strata Titles (amendment) Bill 1995 which makes it easier to apply for strata titles. Land and Co-operative Development Minister Datuk Osu Sukam said under the amendments the developer could apply for the strata title even if the land was still held under qualified title or the certificate of fitness has not been issued.

Cheating contractors exposed 24/04/1996  NST By Ahmad Suffian
PETALING JAYA, Tues. - The Entrepreneur Development Ministry has identified several contractors who have abandoned government projects after receiving a 15 per cent downpayment. Minister Datuk Mustapa Mohamed said the ministry knew the identity of the individuals who owned several companies that were registered under various names throughout the country.

Where they live in fear of the rain 26/04/1996 NST-LTIMES
FOR families staying at Taman Sri Muda, a predominantly lowand medium-cost housing estate in Shah Alam, it is always a tense moment whenever it rains. Having suffered no less than three major floods within four months, Shahruddin Mohd, William Thye, Loh Teik Yin and Kirpal Singh are not taking any chances.

Pemaju sengaja lengah projek 27/04/1996  HM By Nor Raihan Abu Bakar
PETALING JAYA: Sikap pemaju perumahan yang hanya mementingkan keuntungan dikatakan menjadi punca pembinaan lebih 8,000 unit rumah kos rendah di daerah ini terbengkalai. Pemaju perumahan terbabit dikatakan sengaja melengah-lengahkan kerja pembinaan rumah jenis ini tetapi mengutamakan pembinaan rumah mewah, kondominium, gedung beli-belah dan lot kedai.

Ministry takes 484 developers to court 28/04/1996 NSUNT
IPOH, Sat. - The Housing and Local Government Ministry has taken 484 developers to court mainly for breaching regulations relating to advertisements over the past three years. Other offences include not possessing a developer's licence and no permit for advertising and sale of units under the Housing Developers Act 1966 and the Housing Developers Regulations 1989.

 

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