Question :
What is meant by strata ownership?

Answer :
Strata title is a property issued to every lot in a multi-storey building as well as titles issued to land lot in gated community schemes.

 

Question :

Why strata titles are required?

Answer :
Strata title is required to guarantee the interest of each plots owner and to facilitate transactions against such lot such as transfer, mortgage, collateral, inheritance, etc..

 

Question :
Who should apply for a strata title?

Answer :
The landowner is the person who is responsible for making a request to obtain the strata title.

 

Question :
When the application for a strata title should be made by the landowner?

Answer :
Landowners are required to apply for strata titles within the prescribed period IF he sell any lot in multi-storey buildings or land. The intended duration is:

6 months from the date of the first sale or 6 months from the date of the Certificate of Completion and Compliance (CCC) issued or whichever is later.

 

Question :
What is the happens if the landowner refuses to apply for a strata title??

Answer :
If the landlord fails to apply for a strata title, it is a breach of Section 8 (7) of the Strata Titles Act 1985 and if convicted shall be fined not less than RM10,000.00 and not more than RM100,000.00 and further fine not less than RM100.00 but not more than RM1,000.00 for each day the offense continues.


Question :
Where and how the application for strata titles can be made?

Answer :
Complete application should be submitted directly to the Strata Ownership Division, the Office of the Director of Land and Mines of Perak together with payment and documents such as checklist.

 

Question :
Who is responsible for overseeing the management and maintenance of buildings as well as managing the Management Corporation?

Answer :
The Building Commissioner (COB) is the party responsible for the management of the building and maintenance of the Management Corporation as well as the management of the Corporation as provided in the Building and Common Property (Maintenance and Management) Act 663.