Community or association of owners

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1. Does your national law envisage that the owners of the apartments are organised in any type of association or community to take decisions about common interests in the building or block which their apartments belong to?

National law does not require the owners of apartments to form an association. The title deeds may prescribe arrangements for reaching agreement amongst owners, or may impose a duty upon owners to pay their share of maintenance works agreed by a majority of owners. Where the title deeds make no such provision, the 2004 Act prescribes that the owners may make certain decisions about maintenance etc. by majority vote.

2. In this case, does Law this association have a legal personality?

No.

3. Otherwise, are these matters dealt with under the ordinary regime for co-ownership, or are there special features in these cases?

Please see answer to first question.