Community Scheme
In terms of the Community Schemes Om bud Service Act No. 9 of 2011 a Community Scheme is any scheme or arrangement in terms of which there is shared use of and responsibility for parts of land and buildings, including but not limited to a sectional titles development scheme, a share block company, a home or property owner’s association, however constituted, established to administer a property development, a housing scheme for retired persons, and a housing co-operative as contemplated in the South African Co-operatives Act No 14 of 2005.
Community Schemes Ombud Service
Means the service established in terms of the Community Scheme Ombud Service Act, 2011 (Act No. 9 of 2011).
Managing agent
Any person who provides scheme management services to a body corporate for reward, whether monetary or otherwise, including any person who is employed to render such services.
Scheme management service
Any financial, secretarial, administrative or other service relating to the administration of a scheme.
Utility section
Means a section which, in terms of local municipality by-laws, is designed to be used as an accessory to a primary section, such as a bathroom, toilet, storeroom, workshop, shed, servant’s quarters, parking garage, parking bay or other utility area, not being a primary section.