LAND LAW – strata schemes – by-laws – scope of subject-matter – purposive limits to the power to make by-laws – Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 (NSW), s 136(1) LAND LAW – strata schemes – by-laws – restrictions on by-laws – requirement that by-law not be harsh, unconscionable or oppressive – whether by-law imposing blanket prohibition on keeping animals contravenes provision – Strata Schemes Management
Act 2015 (NSW), s 139(1) STATUTORY INTERPRETATION – use of dictionaries – whether three words comprise a composite statutory criterion WORDS AND PHRASES – “harsh, unconscionable or oppressive” – Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 (NSW), s 139(1)

Cooper v The Owners – Strata Plan No 58068 [2020] NSWCA 250 (12 October 2020)