Owners Corporation Records

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  1. EvanM

    EvanM Member

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    Hello,

    We have had three different Managers for our OC in the past 4 years. According to the OC Act, OC records and documents must be kept and available upon request for seven years.

    My question is, should the current Manager have a copy of the records? Are the records passed from manager to manager?

    Or, if i need to see a document (lets say a work-order from 2014), do I need to contact the Manager that was in place at that time?

    Thanks & Kind Regards,

    E
     
  2. Michael Mitchell

    Michael Mitchell Property Manager Business Member

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    Yes, if the strata manager changes records get handed over etc. The records belong to the OC not the strata manager who is contracted to perform the administration work for the OC.
     
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  3. bunkai

    bunkai Well-Known Member

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    The SM does as directed by the OC but often files are purged just as a regular activity (it might even be in the standard strata management agreement). This is a real problem as you actually want the history going back as far as possible so a sharp committee would only selectively purge the files.
     
  4. EvanM

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    Thanks Michael Mitchell & Bunkai.
     
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