Termination of strata scheme

Form  15ST (PDF 250 KB)

Dealing type - ST

Legislation - s142-147 Strata Schemes Development) Act 2015

Stamp duty - required if the applicant requests the creation of a folio of the Torrens Title Register other than in the names of the proprietors of the former lots as tenants in common in shares proportional to the unit entitlement of their lots. 

Not required where the new folio of the Torrens Title Register will be created in the names of the proprietors of the former lots as tenants in common in shares proportional to the unit entitlement of their lots.

Certificate of Title - required for the common property and all the lots in the scheme.

NOS form - the NOS form must remain with the application. Panels 1, 2, 3B and 5 require completion.

Standard form of Caveat - prevents registration. The written consent of the caveator under any caveat affecting the Strata scheme is required.

Priority Notice noted on the Register - see Priority Notice page.

(A) The references to title for the common property and all the lots in the Strata scheme must be stated. The number of the Strata scheme must be stated.

(C) The full name of the applicant must be stated. The applicant may be:

  • any registered proprietor of a lot in the scheme
  • a mortgagee or covenant chargee of a lot in the scheme or
  • the Owners Corporation.

(D) Details of the title(s) to issue in place of the Strata scheme must be stated.

(E) The type, registered number, full name of the current lessee, mortgagee or chargee, covenant chargee and the lot number affected to be carried forward on the title(s) to issue must be stated. Special instructions as regards the titles affected etc may be stated.

(F) The evidence as stated on the form must be furnished.

A statutory declaration is required stating that the notice of application was advertised as required. Copies of the advertisements from newspapers must be attached to the statutory declaration.

A statutory declaration by the applicant is required stating that:

  • the declarant has the authority and knowledge to make the declaration
  • all debts of the Owners Corporation have been paid
  • there are no outstanding claims against the funds of the Strata scheme
  • the Owners Corporation has, by unanimous resolution, agreed on the division of the moneys in the administrative and sinking funds
  • the Strata scheme is not subject to a strata development contract and
  • all unregistered estates or interests affecting the Strata scheme have been disclosed. Details of those estates or interests must be included.

(G) This section is to be completed where the notice of sale data (see NOS form above) has been forwarded to NSW LRS through the eNOS facility.

(H) The term that does not apply must be deleted and verified.

(I) The dealing must be executed by the applicant and be witnessed, or be executed on their behalf as follows:

Attorney and witnessed Solicitor or Barrister Authorised Officer and witnessed Licensed Conveyancer
Applicant Tick Tick Tick Tick

The lot number must be stated. The dealing must be executed by the registered proprietors of the lots in the Strata scheme and be witnessed, or be executed on their behalf as follows:

Attorney and witnessed Solicitor or Barrister Authorised Officer and witnessed Licensed Conveyancer
Registered Proprietor Tick Cross Tick Cross

See execution requirements for companies, witnesses etc.

The application must be signed by all lessees, mortgagees, covenant chargees or chargees if required. Where the scheme is a leasehold strata scheme, the application must also be signed by the lessor of the scheme as defined in the Strata Schemes Development Act 2015.

Note  A statutory declaration may be lodged with the dealing requesting that a party's signature be dispensed with.

(J) The full name of the Local Council must be stated.  The number of the Strata scheme must be stated. The general manager or an authorised officer of the local council must sign the consent. The full name and capacity of the person signing must be stated.

See Baalman And Wells, Land Titles Office Practice, Lawbook Co. 2001 [545.400].

For a variation or termination of a Strata scheme by Order of the Supreme Court, see Baalman And Wells, Land Titles Office Practice, Lawbook Co. 2001 [545.700].

Staff processing information

Refer to Legal through the Senior Examining Officer, then to SM99.

Note  The NOS form must remain with the case.