UCT Sectional Title Scheme Development

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This 8-week course is for those who want to understand the law and practice applicable to developing a sectional title scheme. Developing schemes under the Sectional Titles Act, 1986, the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act, 2011, which came into effect in October 2016, and all the other applicable legislation is a complex task, requiring detailed knowledge of the legislation and an understanding of scheme management and conduct rules as well as an overall understanding of the South African legal system and established development practices.

  • Module 1: Introduction and overview of the development process

  • Module 2: Legislative foundations of a scheme

  • Module 3: Design of the sectional plan

  • Module 4: Title conditions and rules

  • Module 5: Future development rights

  • Module 6: Approval of plan, opening of register and establishing body corporate

  • Module 7: Sales of units, exclusive and future development rights

  • Module 8: Transfers, scheme contracts and handover

Persons involved in private, institutional and governmental property development and those professionals who support them and need to know what is required and what is possible in the development and management of a sectional title scheme, including attorneys, estate agents, managing agents, auditors and accountants, trustees and owners.

Graham Paddock

An authority on Sectional Title scheme management law and practice in South Africa, Graham Paddock has specialised in sectional title, home owners’ associations and other forms of community scheme law for over 40 years. A recent highlight in Prof. Paddock’s career was winning the tender to draft and advise the Government on the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act and the Community Schemes Ombud Service Act. He is the author of the benchmark UCT Scheme Manager – Sectional Title short course and the author of many books on sectional title and home owners’ association law.

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