Forum: Who exits when one owner has an AVO?


Someone has to go away - but who?

Here’s a tricky one for all you legal eaglets, a chance to scratch your Rumpole itch.  An owner successfully applies for an Apprehended Personal Violence Order  against a committee member.

The order says the committee member can’t be in the same room as the owner at any time.

The owner is legally entitled to attend committee meetings, so what happens when he turns up.  Does the committee member have to leave?

Apart from the fact that it’s sad that two members of the same community are so much at odds that they have to be separated by legal injunction, this is a tricky one.  We think we have a solution and you’ll find it HERE (erroneous link corrected).

Elsewhere in the Forum

  • I’ve got termites in a common property wall and also in a lot property wall.  Who pays to have them removed and the walls repaired?  That’s HERE.
  • Why can’t I find apartment-specific home and contents insurance without all the stuff already covered by strata insurance? That’s HERE.
  • Why is our strata manager pushing so hard to get us to sell to a developer? That’s HERE.
  • Update: Roof deck common property conundrum – ancient strata minutes found.  That’s HERE.

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