APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL – APPEAL – GENERAL PRINCIPLES – RIGHT OF APPEAL – WHEN APPEAL LIES – ERROR OF LAW – where s 289(2) of the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997 (Qld) allows a person aggrieved by an Adjudicator’s order to appeal on a question of law to the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal – where dispute in relation to a dividing fence separating an individual lot and common property within a community titles scheme – whether Adjudicator had jurisdiction to determine dispute – whether the Tribunal had exclusive jurisdiction to determine the dispute under the Neighbourhood Disputes (Dividing Fences and Trees) Act 2011 (Qld)
REAL PROPERTY – STRATA AND RELATED TITLES – MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL – BYLAWS – where by-law provided that an occupier of a lot must not mark, paint, drive nails or screws or the like into, or otherwise damage or deface, any structure that forms part of the common property except with the consent in writing of the body corporate (with two specific exceptions) – where lot owner installed a gate within a section of the dividing fence without written consent – whether by-law applied to the dispute – whether by-law was invalid because it prohibited rather than regulated the use and enjoyment of common property
Acts Interpretation Act 1954 (Qld)
Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997 (Qld), s 10, s 168, s 169, s 184, s 227, s 228, s 270, s 276, s 289, s 290, s 311, Schedules 4 and 6
Land Title Act 1994 (Qld), s 41C, s 115B
Neighbourhood Disputes (Dividing Fences and Trees) Act 2011 (Qld), s 5, s 10, s 12, s 14, s 15, s 26, s 27, s 30, s 33, s 49
Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 2009 (Qld), s 146
Body Corporate for River City Apartments CTS 31622 v Lauren McGarvey [2012] QCATA 47
Crystal Waters Permaculture Village & Ors v Boyle [2020] QCATA 80
HAP2 Pty Ltd v Bankier [2020] QCA 152

Lowe v BGC Technical [2016] QCATA 124
Miles v Body Corporate for Solarus Residential Community Title & Anor [2016] QCATA 130
Minerology v Body Corporate for the Lakes Coolum [2003] 2 Qd R 381, [2002] QCA 550
Norbis v Norbis (1986) 161 CLR 513

Swan Hill Corporation v Bradbury (1937) 56 CLR 746

Black v Summer Waters Body Corporate CTS 19297 [2022] QCATA 67 (27 May 2022)