Maryna holds the BA, LLB, LLM degrees and is a Director at the Cape Town branch of STBB. She is an admitted Attorney, Notary Public, Conveyancer and Insolvency Practitioner with many years of experience in the fields of property law, conveyancing and the laws relating to corporate compliance (especially in respect of the FICA and POPIA laws). Up until 2018 she was also head of the firm’s national marketing portfolio. She is a seasoned public speaker and presenter, both in person and online. She prepares text for the majority of STBB’s internal and external publications and is editor and co-writer for two pivotal publications in the South African real estate industry – the ABC of Conveyancing (JUTA) and Delport’s South African Property Law and Practice (JUTA).

Property Law Update | Issue 11 – 2017


Body Corporate of Empire Gardens v Sithole (240/2016) [2017] ZASCA 28 (27 March 2017)

This judgment illustrates the dilemma often faced by bodies corporate in collecting arrear levies: although it acts on behalf of and for the well-being of all owners, it cannot sequestrate a defaulting owner if it cannot be shown that the step will also be for the benefit of all other creditors of the owner. Perhaps, as the court intimated, this needs the attention of the legislature.

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The Judgment
Summary of the Judgment



In this, the nineteenth set of notes for your STSMA Reference Guide, regulation 3 of the Act is discussed.

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Regulation 3 (Other risks to be insured against)
(N.B. Print in landscape)

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