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44 First annual general meeting [SM, s 77]

(1) The original owner must call and hold the first annual general meeting of the body corporate as required by this section.

Maximum penalty--150 penalty units.

(2) The meeting must be called for and held within 2 months after the first of the following to happen--

(a) more than 50% of the lots included in the community titles scheme are no longer in the ownership of the original owner;
(b) 6 months elapse after the establishment of the scheme.

(3) The agenda for the meeting must include the following items--

(a) adopting or reviewing budgets, and fixing of the contributions to be levied against the owners of lots, for the body corporate's first financial year;
(b) reviewing the policies of insurance taken out for the body corporate and, if appropriate, changing the insurance;
(c) choosing the members of the committee;
(d) providing for the custody and use of the body corporate's seal;
(e) deciding what issues are reserved for decision by ordinary resolution;
See section 18(1)(b) (Restricted issues for committee).
(f) deciding whether the by-laws should be amended or repealed;
(g) appointing an auditor to audit the accounts of the body corporate, or resolving by special resolution not to appoint an auditor;
(h) if the meeting is called on the order of an adjudicator under the dispute resolution provisions--deciding issues the adjudicator orders to be placed on the agenda for the meeting.

(4) If the original owner does not call and hold the first annual general meeting as required by this section, the order of an adjudicator under the dispute resolution provisions may include an order appointing a person to call the first annual general meeting within a stated time.

(5) The original owner is not relieved of liability for not calling and holding the first annual general meeting because the meeting has been called and held under the order of an adjudicator.

(6) Subject to section 45(4), this section does not apply to the body corporate of a community titles scheme to which section 45 applies.

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