* 1. Name

* 2. Organization

* 3. Position

You may provide us with your name, the name of any organization you represent, and the title of your position within that organization, if you wish. You do not have to give us any of this information. You may still submit your response even if you leave some or all of the above spaces blank. You may respond to all or some of the tentative recommendations in this response booklet. If you wish to provide a more extensive comment than space permits, then please use the additional pages at the end of this response booklet.

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The numbers in parentheses refer to pages in the consultation paper where the tentative recommendation is discussed.

* 4. Proposal (1) The Strata Property Act should require the appointment of a proxy to be made using a standard form with the following features: (a) a warning that the strata corporation has no obligation to ensure that the proxy votes in accordance with any instructions set out in this proxy appointment; (b) a space to record either the grantor’s strata-lot number or unit number and street address; (c) check boxes to indicate whether the proxy appointment is a general appointment or an appointment for a specific meeting; (d) a space to record the date on which the proxy appointment is signed; (e) a signature block; (f) a space to record any voting instructions, labelled “optional.”

* 5. Proposal (2) The Strata Property Act should require that each strata-council member must be elected by a majority of the ballots cast.

* 6. Proposal (3) The Strata Property Act should provide for a special limitation period for claims of money, capable of being subject to a lien under section 116, owing from a strata-lot owner to a strata corporation, of four years.