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125 (1) The strata corporation may make rules governing the use, safety and condition of the common property and common assets.

  • (2) A rule is not enforceable to the same extent that a bylaw is not enforceable under section 121(1).
  • (3) All rules, including those posted on signs, must be set out in a written document that is capable of being photocopied.
  • (4) The strata corporation must inform owners and tenants of any new rules as soon as feasible.
  • (5) If a rule conflicts with a bylaw of the strata corporation, the bylaw prevails.
  • (6) A rule ceases to have effect at the first annual general meeting held after it is made, unless the rule is ratified by a resolution passed by a majority vote
  • (a) at that annual general meeting, or
  • (b) at a special general meeting held before that annual general meeting.
  • (7) Once a rule has been ratified under subsection (6), it is effective until it is repealed, replaced or altered, without the need for further ratification.

1998-43-125, effective July 1, 2000 (B.C. Reg. 43/2000); 1999-21-26, effective July 1, 2000 (B.C. Reg. 43/2000).

REGULATIONS

Rules Made under the Condominium Act: Section 125(4)

Section 117(h) of the Condominium Act provided that the strata corporation could make rules in relation to the enjoyment, safety, and cleanliness of the common property, common facilities, or other assets of the strata corporation. See s. 17.10 of the Strata Property Regulation, B.C. Reg. 43/2000, which states that owners and tenants are deemed to have been informed of a rule made by a strata corporation under s. 117(h) of the Condominium Act, or a similar bylaw, as required by s. 125(4) of the Strata Property Act. Such a rule is also deemed to have been ratified as required by s. 125(6) of the Act. The Strata Property Regulation is included at chapter 57 (Strata Property Regulations) in this Manual.