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Legislation relating to owners corporations

Legislation relating to owners corporations.

Owners Corporations Act 2006 (Vic)

This Act sets out the law for management of property rights over common areas where the property is owned by several separate owners, for example in units and town houses. The name for this management has changed from 'bodies corporate' to owners corporations.

See Owners Corporations Act 2006 (Vic).

Owners Corporations Regulations 2018 (Vic)

These regulations list the different types of owners corporations, set out models rules, lists offences under the Act that can be dealt with by issuing an infringement notice, explains the insurance requirements and a includes a list of fees and costs that are payable.

See Owners Corporations Regulations 2018 (Vic).

Subdivision Act 1988 (Vic)

This Act sets out the procedures that have to be followed when land is subdivided or consolidated. It also sets out what has to be done when easements are created or removed. The Act also regulates the management of dealings with common property under owners corporations.

See Subdivision Act 1988 (Vic).

Subdivision (Procedures) Regulations 2011 (Vic)

These regulations set out the forms to be used for property subdivision, the information and certifications that are needed for subdivision plans.

See Subdivision (Procedures) Regulations 2011 (Vic).

Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 1998 (Vic)

This Act established the tribunal commonly referred to as VCAT. This Tribunal provides a cheaper and less formal way of making and review decisions about particular matters that it has been given power to hear. These include residential tenancies, planning, accident compensation, discrimination and small claims.

See Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 1998 (Vic)(opens in a new window).

Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal Rules 2018 (Vic)

These rules set out the procedures and practices to be followed in the Victorian Civil and Adminstrative Tribunal or VCAT.

See Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal Rules 2018 (Vic(opens in a new window)).