The Strata Titles Boards consists of board members, including the President and Deputy Presidents. These board members are appointed by the Minister of National Development.
The President/Deputy President is a legally qualified person under the Legal Profession Act. Members of the Board comprises experienced practitioners in the building industry, who are accountants, architects, engineers, lawyers, property consultants and quantity surveyors.
Each time an application is filed, a panel is formed to hear the matter. The President will assign professionals who are best suited to deal with the matter to be on a panel.
The President and Deputy President(s) are assisted by the Registrar of Strata Titles Boards who has the power to hear interlocutory applications.
The Registry team is supported by registry staff (case officers) who assists with the filing and scheduling of the proceedings. The Registry is not able to give legal advice or help parties decide what to include in their submissions to the Strata Titles Boards.
Ministry of National Development
The BMSMA and its subsidiary legislations comes under the purview of the Ministry of National Development (MND). As part of MND’s responsibility to provide services to the community, the Strata Titles Boards were established under the BMSMA. The Act is administered by the Building and Construction Authority (BCA), which comes under the purview of MND.