APARTMENT OWNERSHIP LAW

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Application of Law.

3. Registration of a Condominium Plan Provisional Condominium Plan or a Semi Condominium Plan.

3A. Application for the registration of a Condominium Plan.

3B. Application for the registration of a Provisional Condominium Plan.

3C. Application for the registration of a Semi Condominium Plan.

4. Instrument affecting land.

5. Condominium Plan.

5A. Provisional Condominium.

5B. Semi Condominium Plan.

6. Registration of Condominium Plans. Plans of re-division of amalgamation and appeals against refusals.

7. Retention and destruction of instruments.

7A. Registration of Condominium Property, Provisional Condominium Property and semi Condominium Property.

8. Amendment of the Condominium Plan or semi Condominium Plan.

8A. Registration of the Condominium Parcels added subsequently to the partly completed building shown in the registered Condominium Plan.

8B. Amendment to the registered Provisional Condominium Plan of the Provisional Condominium Property.

9. Effect of registration of Plan of Semi Condominium Plan.

9A. Effect of registration of Provisional Condominium Plan.

10. Registration of subsequent instrument affecting a Condominium Parcel.

11. Shares in common elements of the property.

11A. Accessory parcels.

12. Re-division amalgamation of Condominium Parcel.

13. Servitudes

14. Ancillary rights and obligations implied.

15. Execution of grants of servitudes.

16. Transfer of part of common elements.

17. Transfer of lands and parcels.

18. Amalgamation of common elements.

19. Application to court.

20. Unity of seisin.

20A. Share parcels.

20B. Constitution of Management Corporation.

20C. Duties of Management Corporation.

20D. Policies of insurance.

20E. Appointment of administrator by court.

20F. Common Amenities Board to perform duties of Management Corporation until administrator is appointed.

20G. By-laws for regulating the control, management of subdivided buildings.

20H. Establishment of management fund.

20J. Recovery of contributions.

20K. Liability of members of Management Corporation.

20L. Powers of voting of owners unable to control his property.

20M. Power of court to appoint Public. Trustee to exercise voting powers in certain cases.

20N. Service of notice and documents.

20P. Procedure when subdivided building is damaged.

20Q. Destruction of subdivided buildings.

21. Offences and penalties.

22. Repealed.

23. Provisions of Partition Law not to apply in certain cases.

24. Regulations.

25. This Law to prevail over other law.

26. Interpretation.

SCHEDULES.

11 of 1973,

45 of 1982,

4 of 1999,

27 of 2002,

39 of 2003.

A LAW to provide for the registration of titles relating to Condominium Parcels in buildings, the subdivision and amalgamation of the building into Condominium Parcels with common elements appurtenant thereto, to enable the separate ownership of and disposition of titles to such parcels, and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

[Subs by s 2 of Act 39 of 2003.]

[Date of Commencement: 20th March, 1973]

1. Short title.

This Law may be cited as the Apartment Ownership Law.

2. Application of Law.

The Law shall apply to any building—

(a) erected on alienated land held as one land parcel and capable of being subdivided into parcels (hereinafter referred to as "Condominium Property”);

(b) proposed to be erected on alienated land held as one land parcel and capable of being subdivided into parcels (hereinafter referred to as "Provisional Condominium Property”);

(c) partly erected on alienated land held as one land parcel, on which there are more than one completed Condominium Parcels fit for human habitation (hereinafter referred to as "Semi Condominium Property”).

[S 2 subs by s 3 of Act 39 of 2003.]

3. Registration of a Condominium Plan, Provisional Condominium Plan or a Semi Condominium Plan.

(1) The owner of any Condominium Property any Provisional Condominium property or any semi Condominium Property as the case may be, may make application in the prescribed form to the Registrar with the prescribed fee for the registration of a Condominium Plan, or a Provisional Plan Condominium Plan or a Semi Condominium Plan as the case may be.

(2) The owner of any land parcel on which there is a completed building capable of being subdivided under section 2 and which is certified by the General Manager of the Condominium Management Authority, to be fit for occupation or use shall, make application within the period specified in paragraph (a) or (b) as the case may be, in the prescribed form with the prescribed fee to the Registrar, for the registration of a Condominium Plan which shall accompany such application, if at any time he has sold or in agreement to sell—

(a) within eighteen months from the date of such first sale or in agreement to sell or three months from the date of the completion of such building whichever is earlier;

(b) within six months from the date of completion of such building, if the sale or agreement to sell of any parcel of the building, of which the first of such sale or agreement to sell took place, after the date of completion of such building.

(3) —

(a) The owner shall make an application to the General Manager of the Condominium Management Authority, to obtain an extension of the time period specified under subsection (2).

(b) Where an application is made under paragraph (a) by the owner to the General Manager by the Condominium Management Authority may, in consultation of the Registrar grant an extension for a further period not exceeding six months.

(4) Any person who contravenes the provisions of subsection (2) or subsection (3) as the case may be shall be guilty of an offence and be liable on conviction after summary trial before a Magistrate to a fine not exceeding rupees fifty thousand and to a further fine not exceeding rupees one thousand for each day the offence continues to be committed, after such conviction.

[S 3 subs by s 4 of Act 39 of 2003.]

3A. Application for the registration of a Condominium Plan.

(1) —

(a) Every application for the registration of a Condominium Plan, shall be made to in the prescribed form in triplicate.

(b) The "Original” and the "Duplicate” of such application shall be sent to the Registrar and the ‘Triplicate” shall be sent to the General Manager of the Condominium Management Authority.

(2) Every application made under subsection (1) shall be accompanied by—

(a) the prescribed fee;

(b) the building plan approved by the planning authority in triplicate:

(c) the Condominium Plan in triplicate containing such details as are specified in section 5;

(d) certificate, from a qualified architect or a qualified civil or structural engineer, to the effect that the building was constructed in accordance with the plans and specifications by reference to which, permission was granted indicating the date on which such permission was granted and the reference number thereof;

(e) the written consent of every person who if any is entitled to the benefit of—

(i) a charge of the land;

(ii) a lease of the whole or any part thereof;

(iii) a charge of such lease; or

(iv) a lien over the land or any such lease;

(f) the certificate of conformity issued by the local authority within whose limits the land is situated and empowered to approve the building plan;

(g) the Certificate of Title for the land parcel:

Provided however, where the Certificate of Title to the land parcel, is not in the possession of the owner, but in the possession of any other person, a copy of a request by such owner served on such other person for the production of such Certificate to the Registrar within fourteen days from the date specified in such request shall be attached to such application;

(h) —

(i) where there is a mortgage on the Condominium Property proposed to be registered a declaration by the applicant stating details as regards the—

(a) finances already raised by mortgaging the Condominium Property and the name of such financial institution;

(b) total amount borrowed under the aforesaid mortgage and the amount secured against each such Condominium Plan proposed to be registered.

(ii) where there is no such mortgage on the Condominium Property proposed to be registered the owner shall make a statement to that effect.

(i) a certificate from the General Manager of the Condominium Management Authority certifying that the common amenities provided for the benefit and the welfare of the occupants of the Condominium Parcels of the building are satisfactory and arrangements made as regards the control, administration, maintenance or management of the common elements of the Condominium Property are satisfactory: and

(j) a declaration by the applicant, attested by a Notary Public, which shall contain—

(i) a description, by reference to the cadastral map of the land parcel on which the building is located and to which title is claimed, its boundaries, extent and situation specifying the Administrative District Divisional Revenue Officer's Division, village, ward, pattu, korale or other division or district in which the land parcel is situated, and in case the land parcel is situated in a town, the name, if any, of the street in which it is situated, together with the assessment number;

(ii) the name and address of the owner or owners of the Condominium Parcels;

(iii) the particulars of deeds, instruments or other documents and of other evidence of title retted upon by the applicant in support of the claim to title;

(iv) a reference to the division, volume and folio in which the title is registered under the Registration of Title Act, No. 21 of 1998 and, if the land parcel is not so registered, a declaration to the effect that the land parcel is not so registered;

(v) the particulars of every encumbrance, lis pendens, seizure, order or decree affecting the land parcel, to the knowledge of the applicant;

(vi) a description of the building, stating the number of storey and basement and the number of Condominium Parcels;

(vii) the number or other symbol identifying each Condominium Parcel and a statement of its location, floor area, number of rooms, any immediate common area to which it has access, and any other information for the purpose of identification, including corresponding information relating to an accessory parcel, if any;

(viii) a description of the common elements of the Condominium Property;

(ix) a description of the accessory parcels of the Condominium Property, specifying the Condominium Parcels they are made appurtenant to irrespective of whether the accessory parcels are contiguous to the specified Condominium Parcels or otherwise;

(x) the undivided share value of each Condominium Parcel in the common elements of the Condominium Property;

(xi) the percentage of the undivided share in common elements appurtenant to each Condominium Parcel;

(xii) a statement of the purpose for which the building and each of the Condominium Parcel is intended and restricted as to its use:

(xiii) a statement of account on the advances already drawn from the prospective purchasers giving their names for allocation of Condominium Parcels in the Condominium Plan;

(xiv) any further details in connection with the condominium property which the applicant may deem desirable to set forth consistent with this Law;

(xv) any other information which may be required to be provided by or under any written law;

(xvi) the signature of the owner or owners of the condominium property;

(k) reference, number in the case of the registration of the Semi Condominium Plan or the Provisional Condominium Plan, as the case may be.

[S 3A ins by s 5 of Act 39 of 2003.]

3B. Application for the registration of a Provisional Condominium Plan.

(1) —

(a) Every application for the registration of a Provisional Condominium Plan shall be made to in the prescribed form in triplicate.

(b) The "Original” and the "Duplicate” of such application shall be sent to the Registrar and the "Triplicate” shall be sent to the General Manager of the Condominium Management Authority.

(2) Every application made under subsection (1) shall be accompanied by—

(a) the prescribed fee;

(b) the building plan approved by the planning authority, in triplicate:

(c) the Provisional Condominium Plan containing such particulars specified in section 5A;

(d) the written consent of every person who if any is entitled to the benefit of—

(i) a charge of the land;

(ii) a lease of the whole or any part thereof;

(iii) a charge of such lease; or

(iv) a lien over the land or any such lease.

(e) the Certificate of Title for the land parcel:

Provided however, where the Certificate of Title to the land parcel, is not in the possession of the owner, but in the possession of any other person a copy of a request by such owner served on such other person for the production of such Certificate to the Registrar of Title within fourteen days from the date specified in such request shall be attached to such application;

(f) a certificate from the General Manager of the Condominium Management Authority certifying that—

(i) common amenities required to be provided to the proposed building, has been provided for in the approved building plan;

(ii) the common elements of the proposed building has been properly designed in the proposed building plan, to ensure proper control, administration, maintenance or management of such common elements by the Management Corporation;

(g) a declaration by the applicant, on the—

(i) availability of funds for the construction of the building supported by a certificate from a recognised financial institution stating the availability of financial support for the contraction of such building;

(ii) details of the finances already raised or to be raised by mortgaging the Provisional Condominium Property, and the amount secured or to be secured against each provisional Condominium Parcel or parcels, and the name of such financial institution, supported by a certificate from the recognised financial institution;

(h) a financial report confirming the cost of the construction verified by a qualified quantity surveyor, or a qualified civil or structural engineer;

(i) implementation plan of the total construction indicating the proposed date of commencement and the proposed date of completion of each of the following activities supported by a certificate of the qualified architect or a qualified civil or structural engineer as the case may be—

(i) foundation columns;

(ii) construction of walls;

(iii) construction of storey;

(iv) construction of roof;

(v) final finishing up to the level for human habitation.

(j) a declaration by the applicant attested by a Notary Public containing the requirement specified in paragraph (j) of subsection (2) of section 3A.

[S 3B ins by s 5 of Act 39 of 2003.]

3C. Application for the registration of a Semi Condominium Plan.

(1) —

(a) Every application for the registration of a Semi Condominium Plan shall be made to in the prescribed form in triplicate.

(b) The "Original” and the "Duplicate” of such application shall be sent to the Registrar, and the "Triplicate” shall be sent to the General Manager of the Condominium Management Authority.

(2) Every application made under subsection (1) shall be accompanied by—

(a) the prescribed fee;

(b) the building plan approved by the planning authority, in triplicate;

(c) the Semi Condominium Plan containing such particulars specified in section 5B;

(d) the written consent of every person who, if any is entitled to the benefit of—

(i) a charge of the land;

(ii) a lease of the whole or any part thereof;

(iii) a charge of such lease;

(iv) a lien over the land or any such lease.

(e) the Certificate of Title for the land parcel:

Provided however, where the Certificate of Title to the land parcel, is not in the possession of the owner, but in the possession of any other person a copy of a request by such owner served on such other person for the production of such Certificate for the Registrar of Title within fourteen days of the date specified in such request shall be attached to such application;

(f) a certificate from the General Manager of the Condominium Management Authority certifying that the common amenities provide for the benefit and welfare of the occupants of the Condominium Parcels of the building are satisfactory and arrangements made as regards the control, administration, maintenance or management of the common elements of the Condominium Property are satisfactory;

(g) a certificate of conformity from the local authority within whose limits the land is situated and empowered to approve the building plan;

(h) a certificate from a qualified architect or a qualified civil or structural engineer, as the case may be to the effect that the completed Condominium Parcels and provisional Condominium Parcels, shown in the Semi Condominium Plan has been drawn in accordance with the approved plans and specifications by reference to which, permission was given stating therein the date on which such permission was given and the reference number thereto;

(i) the reference number in the case of the registration of a Semi Condominium Plan or a Provisional Condominium Plan, as the case may be;

(j)

(i) where there is a mortgage on the Condominium Property proposed to be registered a declaration by the applicant stating details as regards the—

(A) finances already raised by mortgaging the Condominium Property and name of such financial institution;

(B) total amount borrowed under the aforesaid mortgage and the amount secured against each such Condominium Plan proposed to be registered;

(ii) where there is no such mortgage on the Condominium Property proposed to be registered the owner shall make a statement to that effect.

(k) a declaration by the applicant attested by a Notary Public containing the requirements specified in paragraph (j) of subsection (2) of section 3A.

[S 3C ins by s 5 of Act 39 of 2003.]

4. Instrument affecting land.

A Condominium Plan or a Plan of re-division or amalgamation shall be deemed to be an instrument affecting land for the purposes of the Registration of Documents Ordinance.

5. Condominium Plan.

(1) The Condominium Plan shall comprise of a survey plan or plans which shall be prepared and drawn by a licensed surveyor or by or under the authority of the Surveyor-General and shall—

(a) delineate the external surface boundaries and boundary marks of the Condominium Property and the position of each subdivided building thereon fixed in relation to the surface boundaries;

(b) specify the division, volume and folio in which the land parcel is registered and the surveyed area thereof;

(c) include a vertical section of each subdivided building showing—

(i) the floors and ceilings of each storey; and

(ii) the height of each storey,

(d) include a description, as well as the vertical section and dimensions, of each building erected within the Condominium Property as a completed subdivided building, in accordance with building plans and subdivision plans approved by the authority for the time being responsible for the approval of such plans;

(e) delineate, subject to the provisions of subsections (2) and (3), each Condominium Parcel and define the boundaries thereof by reference to floors and walls showing the horizontal dimensions, without it being necessary to show any bearing;

(f) identify the Condominium Parcels into which each building is divided and distinguish such parcels by assessment numbers, numbers or other symbols;

(g) distinguish each storey by an index letter in relation to the land parcel number of the Condominium Property and specify the Condominium Parcels in each storey in relation to the number of such storey;

(h) specify the approximate floor area of each Condominium Parcel;

(i) delineate the external boundaries and show the horizontal dimensions without it being necessary to show any bearing of each building erected within the Condominium Property as a completed subdivided building in accordance with building plans any subdivided plans approved by the authority for time being responsible for the approval of such plans;

(j) define the common elements of the Condominium Property;

(k) bear an endorsement by the person preparing it to the effect that the building shown in the Condominium Plan is within the external horizontal boundaries of the Condominium Property;

(l) to it a certificate from a registered architect or a registered professional civil or structural engineer to the effect that the Condominium Parcels shown therein are the same as those existing on the Condominium Property;

(m) enter the share value of each Condominium Parcel in the plan in compliance with the provisions of section 20A; and

(n) bear an endorsement with a certificate of a licensed surveyor that all buildings and all Condominium parcels shown in the Condominium Plan in relation to the external surface boundaries of the Condominium Property are within the Condominium Property and are in compliance with the building plan, and the subdivision plans issued by the authority for the time being responsible for the approval of such plans.

(o) show the share values in whole numbers of each Condominium Parcel and number equal to the aggregate share value entitlement of all the Condominium Parcels;

(p) have endorsed upon it the address at which documents may be served on the Management Corporation in accordance with section 20N; and

(q) contain such other particulars as may be prescribed.

(2) Where an accessory parcel consists of a building and is bounded by external walls, floors and ceilings, the dimensions and boundaries of such accessory parcel shall be shown in the Condominium Plan in accordance with the requirements of subsection (1).

(3) Where an accessory parcel does not consist of a building—

(a) the external boundaries of the accessory parcel shall be ascertained from the building plans and subdivision plans approved by the authority for the time being responsible for the approval of such plans and the accessory parcel shall be unlimited in its vertical dimension except to the extent of any projection above, or encroachment below ground level by another part of the condominium property; and

(b) the Condominium Plan shall show a diagram of the accessory parcel with similar dimensions as those shown on the approved plans referred to in paragraph (a).

(4) Unless otherwise stipulated in the Condominium Plan, the common boundary on any Condominium Parcel with another Condominium Parcel or with the common elements shall be the centre of the floor, wall or ceiling as the case may be.

[S 5 subs by s 6 of Act 39 of 2003.]

5A. Provisional Condominium.

The Provisional Condominium Plan shall be prepared and drawn by a licensed surveyor or by or under the authority of the Surveyor General and shall—

(a) delineate the external surface boundaries and boundary marks of the proposed Condominium Property and position of each subdivided building proposed to be erected thereon in relation to the surface boundaries;

(b) specify the division, volume and folio in which the land parcel is registered and the surveyed area thereof;

(c) include a vertical section of each subdivided building proposed to be erected showing—

(i) the floors and ceiling of each storey; and

(ii) the height of each storey;

(d) include a description, as well as the vertical section and dimensions, of each building proposed to be erected within the land parcel in accordance with building plan approved by the authority for the time being responsible for the approval of such plans;

(e) delineate, subject to the provisions of subsections (2) and (3) of section 5, each proposed Condominium Parcel and define the boundaries thereof by reference to floors and walls showing the horizontal dimensions, without it being necessary to show any bearing;

(f) identify the proposed Condominium Parcels into which each proposed building is to be divided and distinguish such parcels by assessment numbers, numbers of other symbols;

(g) distinguish each proposed storey by an index letter in relation to the land parcel number of the cadastral map and specify the proposed Condominium Parcels in each storey in relation to number of such storey;

(h) specify the approximate floor area of each proposed parcel;

(i) delineate the external boundaries and show the horizontal dimensions without it being necessary to show any bearing of each building proposed to be erected within the land parcel in accordance with the building plan approved by the authority for the time being responsible for the approval of such plan;

(j) define the provisional common elements of the provisional condominium property;

(k) show the provisional share values in whole numbers of each proposed Condominium Parcel and a number equal to the aggregate provisional share value entitlement of all the proposed Condominium Parcels;

(l) bear an endorsement by the person preparing such plan to the effect that the building proposed to be erected shown in the Provisional Condominium Plan is in accordance with the building plan approved by the authority for the time being responsible for the approval of such plan.

[S 5A ins by s 7 of Act 39 of 2003.]

5B. Semi Condominium Plan.

The Semi Condominium Plan shall be prepared and drawn by a licensed surveyor or by or under the authority of the Surveyor-General and shall—

(a) delineate the external surface boundaries and boundary marks, of the Semi Condominium Property and the position of each partly completed subdivided building thereon fixed in relation to the surface boundaries and the position of the balance portion of the building yet to be completed in accordance with the building plan approved by the authority for the time being thereon in relation to the surface boundaries;

(b) specify the division, volume and folio in which the land parcel is registered and the surveyed area thereof;

(c) include a vertical section of each partly completed subdivided building showing—

(i) the floors and ceiling of each storey; and

(ii) the height of each storey,

(d) include a description, separately the vertical section and dimensions of partly completed building erected, and vertical section and dimensions of balance portion of the building yet to be completed within the land parcel in accordance with building plan approved by the authority for the time being responsible for the approval of such plans;

(e) delineate, subject to the provisions of subsections (2) and (3) of section 5, each Condominium Parcels of the partly completed building, and define the boundaries thereof by reference to floors and walls showing the horizontal dimensions, without it being necessary to show any bearing;

(f) identify the Condominium Parcels of the partly completed building, into which each building is to be divided and distinguish such parcels by assessment numbers, numbers or other symbols;

(g) distinguish each storey by an index letter in relation to the land parcel number of the cadastral map and specify the Condominium Parcels of the partly completed building in each storey in relation to the number of such storey;

(h) specify the approximate floor area of each parcel;

(i) delineate the external boundaries and show the horizontal dimensions without it being necessary to show any bearing of each partly completed building erected within the land parcel in accordance with the building plan approved by the authority for the time being responsible for the approval of such plan;

(j) define the common elements of the Semi Condominium Property;

(k) show the share values in whole numbers of each Condominium Parcel of the partly completed building and each provisional Condominium Parcel of the balance portion of the building yet to be completed and a number equal to the aggregate share value entitlement of all such Condominium Parcels and ail such provisional Condominium Parcels;

(l) bear an endorsement by the person preparing such plan to the effect that the partly completed building erected show in the Semi Condominium Plan is in accordance with me building plan approved by the authority for the time being responsible for the approval of such plan.

[S 5B ins by s 7 of Act 39 of 2003.]

6. Registration of Condominium Plans. Plans of re-division of amalgamation and appeals against refusals.

(1) Upon receipt of any application for the registration of a Condominium Plan, "Provisional Condominium or a Semi Condominium Plan” or any application under section 8 for the registration of a Plan of amendment or any application under section 8B for the registration of a Plan of amendment or any application under section 12 for the registration of a Plan of re-division or a Plan of amalgamation or any application under section 8A for registration of a Plan of addition the Registrar shall refer such application together with the Condominium Plan, or the Provisional Condominium Plan, or the Semi Condominium Plan, or the Plan of amendment, or the Plan of re-division or the Plan of amalgamation or the Plan of additions, as the case may be and the cadastral map to the Superintendent of Survey for certification.

(2) Where the Superintendent of Survey is satisfied, that the Condominium Plan or Provisional Condominium Plan, or Semi Condominium Plan, or the Plan of amendment or the Plan of re-division or the Plan of amalgamation or the Plan of additions, as the case may be conforms to the provision of the Registration of Title Act, No. 21 of 1998, he shall certify such plan on behalf of the Survey-General and—

(a) file the original of the Condominium Plan or the Provisional Condominium Plan, or the Semi Condominium Plan or the Plan of amendment or the Plan of re-division, or the Plan of amalgamation or the Plan of additions, as the case may be after making suitable references and after making necessary amendments or alterations, or subdivisions or amalgamation or incorporations, on the cadastral map used for registration of title; and

(b) forward the duplicate of such plan and the application to appropriate Registrar along with the cadastral map after making necessary references or amendments, or subdivisions or amalgamation as the case may be.

(3) Upon receipt of a cadastral map duly certified from the Superintendent of Surveys, the Registrar shall, if he is satisfied that such application conforms to the provisions of the of the Registration of Title Act, No. 21 of 1998, and—

(a) where the application is for the registration of a Condominium Plan—

(i) file the duplicate of the Condominium Plan in the Condominium Parcel file;

(ii) open a new title file register in respect of each Condominium Parcel shown in the Condominium Plan and make suitable cross references to such register and, in the register in which the land parcel has been registered and in the register on which Provisional Condominium Plan or Semi Condominium Plan has been registered if there are previously registered Provisional Condominium Plan or Semi Condominium Plan;

(iii) record in the property section, in the register pertaining to the land parcel, that the land comprised therein consists only of common property;

(iv) record in the encumbrances section in the register in respect of each Condominium Parcels shown in the Condominium Plan, on the existence of mortgages and the amount secured against each such Condominium Parcel, and particulars of every encumbrances, such as leases, agreements for sale, lis pendens seizure order or decree affecting the Condominium Parcel, if any;

(v) inform the applicant that such, Condominium Plan has been registered (hereinafter referred to as "registered Condominium Plan”) and notify him, of the reference, with a notification to the Condominium Management Authority;

(vi) issue a certificate of "condominium title”, in respect of the individual Condominium Parcel on receipt of the prescribed fee.

(b) where the application is for the registration of a Provisions Condominium Plan—

(i) file the duplicate of the Provisional Condominium Plan in the provisional Condominium Parcels file;

(ii) open a new provisional title file register in the register in respect of each provisional Condominium Parcel shown in the Provisional Condominium Plan and make suitable cross references to such register in the register in which the land parcel has been registered;

(iii) record in the property section in the register pertaining to the land parcel that the land comprised therein consists only of provisional common property;

(iv) record in the encumbrances section in the register in respect of each provisional Condominium Parcels on the existence of mortgages and the amount secured against each such Condominium Parcels, and particulars of every encumbrances such as leases, agreements for sale, lis pendens seizure order, or decree effecting the Condominium Parcel, if any;

(v) inform the applicant that such Provisional Condominium Plan has been registered (hereinafter referred to as "registered Provisional Condominium Plan”) and notify him of the reference numbers of the relevant registers with a notification to the Condominium Management Authority;

(vi) issue a certificate of Provisional Condominium title, in respect of individual provisional Condominium Parcels on receipt of the prescribed fees.

(c) where the application is for the registration of the Semi Condominium Plan—

(i) file the duplicate of the Semi Condominium Plan in the semi Condominium Parcel file;

(ii) open a new title file register in the register in respect of each Condominium Parcel shown in the Semi Condominium Plan and make suitable cross references to such register and, in the register in which the land parcel has been registered and in the register on which Provisional Condominium Plan has been registered, if there are previously registered Provisional Condominium Plan;

(iii) record in the property section, in the register pertaining to the land parcel, that the land comprised therein consists only of common property;

(iv) record in the encumbrances section in the register in respect of each Condominium Parcels shown in the semi Condominium Plan, on the existence of mortgages and the amount secured against each such Condominium Parcel and particulars of every encumbrances, such as leases, agreements for sale, lis pendens seizure order or decree affecting the Condominium Parcel, if any;

(v) inform the applicant that such semi Condominium Plan has been registered (hereinafter referred to as "registered Semi Condominium Plan”) and notify him of the reference numbers of the relevant registers, with a notification to the Condominium Management Authority;

(vi) issue a certificate of Semi Condominium Title, in respect of the individual Condominium Parcels, on receipt of the prescribed fees.

(d) where the application is for the registration of any plan of amendment of the registered Condominium Plan or of the registered Semi Condominium Plan or any Plan of re-division or any Plan of amalgamation of the registered Condominium Plan or of the registered Semi Condominium Plan—

(i) file the duplicate of the Plan of amendment, or Plan of re-division or Plan of amalgamation in the relevant Condominium Parcel file;

(ii) make necessary references in the condominium title register in respect of each Condominium Parcels shown in the registered Condominium Plan or in the registered Semi Condominium Plan, and make necessary cross references to original registered Condominium Plan or original registered Semi Condominium Plan;

(iii) inform the applicant that such amendment or re-division or amalgamation of the registered Condominium Plan or of the registered Semi Condominium Plan, has been registered, and notify him of the reference numbers of the relevant register with a notification to the Condominium Management Authority;

(iv) issue a fresh "certificate of Condominium Title” in respect of individual Condominium Parcels, on receipt of the prescribed fee.

(e) where the application is for the registration of any plan of amendment of the registered Provisional Condominium Plan—

(i) file the duplicate of the Plan of amendment of the registered Provisional Condominium Plan in the relevant provisional Condominium Parcel file;

(ii) make necessary reference in the provisional condominium title register in respect of each provisional Condominium Parcels shown in the registered Provisional Condominium Plan and make necessary cross references to original registered Provisional Condominium Plan;

(iii) record in the encumbrances section in the register in respect of each amended provisional Condominium Parcels on the existence of mortgages and the amount secured against each such Condominium Parcels, and particulars of every encumbrances, such as leases, agreements for sale, lis pendens seizure order or decree affecting the Condominium Parcel, if any;

(iv) inform the applicant that such amendment of the registered Provisional Condominium Plan has been registered and notify him of the reference numbers of the relevant register with a notification to the Condominium Management Authority;

(v) issue a fresh "certificate of Condominium Title” in respect of individual Condominium Parcels, on receipt of the prescribed fee.

(f) where the application is for the registration of any plan of additions of the registered Semi Condominium Plan—

(i) file the duplicate of the plan of additions, of the registered Semi Condominium Plan in the relevant Condominium Parcel file;

(ii) make necessary references in the condominium title register in respect of each Condominium Parcels added subsequently shown in the plan of additions of the registered Semi Condominium Plan, and make necessary cross references in the register in which the land parcel has been registered and in the register on which Semi Condominium Plan or Provisional Condominium Plan has been registered;

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