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53 (1) At an annual or special general meeting each strata lot has one vote unless different voting rights are set out in a Schedule of Voting Rights in the prescribed form in accordance with section 247, 248 or 264.

  • (2) Despite subsection (1), a strata corporation may, by bylaw, provide that the vote for a strata lot may not be exercised, except on matters requiring an 80% vote or unanimous vote, if the strata corporation is entitled to register a lien against that strata lot under section 116(1).
  • (3) If, in accordance with a bylaw passed under subsection (2), a vote for a strata lot may not be exercised, the strata lot’s vote must not be considered for the purposes of determining a quorum in accordance with section 48 or for the purposes of sections 43(1), 46(2) and 51(3).
  • (4) Despite subsection (1), if there is a tie vote at an annual or special general meeting, the president, or, if the president is absent or unable or unwilling to vote, the vice president, may, if the bylaws so provide, break the tie by casting a second, deciding vote.

1998-43-53, effective July 1, 2000 (B.C. Reg. 43/2000); 1999-21-13, effective July 1, 2000 (B.C. Reg. 43/2000); 2009-17-11, effective December 11, 2009 (B.C. Reg. 312/2009); 2015-40-40, effective July 28, 2016 (B.C. Reg. 206/2016).

REGULATIONS AND FORMS

Schedule of Voting Rights, Form W: Section 53(1)

The Strata Property Regulation, B.C. Reg. 43/2000, at chapter 57 (Strata Property Regulations) in this Manual, prescribes Form W, Schedule of Voting Rights, for the purpose of s. 53(1) of the Act. Form W is included at chapter 58 (Strata Property Forms) in this Manual.

Submissions

On the Strata Property Act Filing form, select Form W, Schedule of Voting Rights, and attach an image of the original Form W.