COURTS AND TRIBUNALS – jurisdiction – jurisdiction of Supreme Court and NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal – Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 2013 (NSW), Sch 4, cl 5(3) – where proceeding commenced in NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (“NCAT”) concerning the validity of an annual general meeting called by the managing agent of a strata scheme – where another proceeding is subsequently commenced in the Supreme Court raising substantially the same issues – whether the Court has jurisdiction to hear and determine those issues in light of the previously commenced NCAT proceeding – no jurisdiction to hear and determine those issues

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – transfer – transfer from Supreme Court to NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (“NCAT”) – where prayer for relief in summons
claims an order for the managing agent of a strata scheme to deliver up to the chairman of the strata committee a list of owners and their contact details – where NCAT has jurisdiction to determine such claim – whether appropriate to transfer claim to NCAT for determination – proceeding transferred

The Owners Corporation – Strata Plan 64807 v BCS Strata Management Pty Ltd [2020] NSWSC 1040 (7 August 2020)