Approved Form 13 is a certificate given by an owners corporation stating that it has passed a special resolution authorising a dealing or plan (which it must accompany) in instances including, but not limited to:
- Adding land to the common property by lease, sub-lease or transfer see section 25 Strata Schemes Development Act 2015
- Surrendering a lease or sub-lease of common property see section 27 Strata Schemes Development Act 2015
- Transferring or leasing part of the common property see section 33 Strata Schemes Development Act 2015
- Creating or varying an affecting interest which burdens common property see section 34(1)(a) Strata Schemes Development Act 2015
- Releasing or varying an affecting interest which benefits common property see section 34(1)(b) Strata Schemes Development Act 2015
- Dedicating part of the common property as public road, public reserve or drainage reserve see section 35 Strata Schemes Development Act 2015
The certificate must only be completed in circumstances where the resolution was passed after the expiration of the initial period or, the original owner owns all the of the lots in the strata scheme or, an order has been made by the Civil and Administrative Tribunal pursuant to section 27 of the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015, authorising the registration of the dealing or plan. The certificate does not replace the need for Approved Form 10 – Initial Period.
Where the owners corporation is disposing of common property, it must also comply with s. 36(1)(c) Strata Schemes Development Act 2015 which requires all unregistered interests in the common property being disposed of and of which the owners corporation has been notified to have been released.
How to complete the form
Insert the date the special resolution was passed.
See Approved Form 23 - Attestation for the completion of the final part of this certificate.