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115 (1) Within one week of the request of an owner or purchaser, or a person authorized by an owner or purchaser, the strata corporation must give the person making the request a Certificate of Payment in the prescribed form if

  • (a) the owner does not owe money to the strata corporation, or
  • (b) the owner does owe money but
    • (i) the money claimed by the strata corporation has been paid into court, or to the strata corporation in trust, under section 114, or
    • (ii) arrangements satisfactory to the strata corporation have been made to pay the money owing.
  • (2) The certificate is current for the purposes of section 256 for a period of 60 days from the date it is issued.
  • (3) The strata corporation may charge a fee for the certificate, but the fee must not exceed the amount set out in the regulations.
  • (4) In completing the certificate, the strata corporation may include money owing in respect of
  • (a) the matters set out in section 116, and
  • (b) fines and the costs of remedying a contravention of a bylaw or rule charged against the owner or fines and costs for which the owner is responsible under section 131.
  • (5) A certificate must not include claims of damages against an owner that have not been determined by a court, by arbitration or by the civil resolution tribunal.

1998-43-115, effective July 1, 2000 (B.C. Reg. 43/2000); 2012-25-99, effective July 13, 2016 (B.C. Reg. 171/2016).

REGULATIONS AND FORMS

The Strata Property Regulation, B.C. Reg. 43/2000, is included at chapter 57 (Strata Property Regulations) in this Manual.

Certificate of Payment, Form F

The Strata Property Regulation prescribes Form F, Certificate of Payment, for the purpose of s. 115 of the Act. Form F is included at chapter 58 (Strata Property Forms) in this Manual.

Maximum Fee for Certificate of Payment

Section 6.10 of the Strata Property Regulation specifies the maximum fee that the strata corporation may charge for a Certificate of Payment.

CROSS REFERENCES AND OTHER SOURCES OF INFORMATION

Section 256 of the Act lists the transactions that must be accompanied by a Certificate of Payment and specified supporting documents under the Land Title Act for an electronic submission before the registrar can accept an application for registration.