Requisitions and Motions





The following are examples of requisitions and motions to use if you want a change of by-laws included on the meeting agenda.

Annual general meeting

The following could be adopted, with relevant changes, for the purposes of requesting the inclusion of a motion at an annual general meeting:

The Secretary

The Owners – Strata Plan

I, whose name, lot number and signature are shown in the following table, request you to include the following motion on the agenda for the annual general meeting [to be held on (insert the date of the meeting if you know it)]

Owners’ details

Owner name

Lot(s) number

Signature

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Motion

  1. That in accordance with section 47 of the Strata Schemes Management Act 1996 (NSW) and by special resolution, the owners corporation repeal by-law(s) [insert details of the by-laws(s) to be repealed].
  2. That in accordance with section 47 of the Strata Schemes Management Act 1996 (NSW) and by special resolution, the owners corporation add the by-law(s) set out in the schedule to this requisition.
  3. That the owners corporation sign and affix its common seal to all relevant documents to record the repeal and addition to the by-laws and register those documents in accordance with the requirements of section 48 of the Strata Schemes Management Act 1996 (NSW).

Schedule (new pet by-law)

[insert terms of proposed new by-law [see sample pet by-law for an example by-law]]

Requisition for extraordinary general meeting

The following requisition could be adopted, with relevant changes, for the purposes of calling an extraordinary general meeting:

The Secretary
The Owners – Strata Plan [insert strata plan number]
[insert address]

We, the owners whose names, lot numbers, unit entitlements and signatures are shown in the table below, are the owners of lots whose total unit entitlement is at least one-quarter of the aggregate unit entitlement. 

Owners’ details

Owner name

Lot(s) number

Lot unit entitlement

Signature

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pursuant to clause 31(3) Schedule 2 of the Strata Schemes Management Act 1996 (NSW) we requisition you to call an extraordinary general meeting of the owners corporation as soon as possible after you receive this requisition with an agenda which includes the following motion:

  1. That in accordance with section 47 of the Strata Schemes Management Act 1996 (NSW) and by special resolution, the owners corporation repeal by-law(s) [insert details of the pet by-laws(s) to be repealed].
  2. That in accordance with section 47 of the Strata Schemes Management Act 1996 (NSW) and by special resolution, the owners corporation add the by-law(s) set out in the schedule to this requisition.
  3. That the owners corporation sign and affix its common seal to all relevant documents to record the repeal and addition to the by-laws and register those documents in accordance with the requirements of section 48 of the Strata Schemes Management Act 1996 (NSW).

Schedule (new pet by-law)

[insert terms of proposed new by-law [see sample pet by-law for an example by-law]]