By-laws, schmylaws! They are the strata equivalent of fire-ants – everybody’s heard about them but tends to ignore them till they bite them on the bum [See the full post at: Brush up on by-laws with this free eBook]
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Most committee’s members don’t seem to know where these might be, let alone have read and understood them, refer to them, nor enforce them efficiently – as required to do so by their state’s legislation. A copy should be issued to every new tenant just so they are aware, and there is no real excuses. I refer to them as Live-By-Laws which helps to understand they are primarily about neighborly relations. Used well they really do help keep the peace and enhance neighborliness.