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MyMCSTGuru – A Document Management Solution for MCST Councils Members

Created by MCST Councils for MCST Councils, MCSTGuru is pleased to offer a fast and effective cloud based Document Management Solution for MCSTs to operate more effectively and efficiently. From as little as $15 a month,* have your condo's very own customised MyMCSTGuru portal: Easy access to important documents like By-Laws, Minutes, Contracts

By | 2020-10-03T17:58:56+08:00 October 3rd, 2020|Categories: Android, Apple, Apps|Tags: |1 Comment

MCSTGuru 2020 Seminar Series: Recovery of Arrears and Compliance with PDPA

This seminar is MCSTGuru's fourth instalment in our Seminar Series.  About this Event MCSTGuru would like to kick off the third quarter of 2020 with an online seminar. For many of us, Covid-19 has put much of our plans on hold. Nevertheless, much of the obligations held by MCSTs still need to continue. In

By | 2020-10-03T23:07:53+08:00 October 2nd, 2020|Categories: Event, Maintenance|Tags: |0 Comments

BCA Press Releases, Advisories and Information for MCSTs on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

As of 3 June 2020, the Building and Construction Authority of Singapore (BCA) has issued the following advisories and notices for MCSTs: 3 June 2020 FAQs for MCSTs and Managing Agents (MAs) (Updated on 3 June) 11 May 2020 BCA Advisory to MAs on Recommended Adjustment to the Service Level and Performance Standard Expected during

Getting Ready for the New NRIC Guidelines

The new Advisory Guidelines for NRIC Collection will kick in on 1 September 2019. How is your condo getting along with its compliance with those Guidelines? NRIC or other national identification numbers can only be collected in compliance with a written law or where there is a need to identify a person to a

By | 2019-08-24T02:25:20+08:00 August 24th, 2019|Categories: Data protection, Law|Tags: , , |3 Comments

An Afternoon of Engagement on PDPC Guidelines and BMSMA Changes

Another MCSTGuru Best Practices in MCST Management series was held on Saturday, 11 May 2019 at the Hive at Lavender with support from IMDA.  About 70 attendees representing owners, council members, managing agents, and other stakeholders listened to two expert seminars and then participated in a lively Q&A that had to be cut short

MCSTGuru Best Practices in Condominium Management Series New PDPC Guidelines and BMSMA Changes: Impact on MCSTs

Dear MCST member, We'd like to warmly invite you to our upcoming event in May! This event, hosted by MCSTGuru with support from the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC), is designed to help MCSTs to better understand the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (PDPA). Amendments to the Building Maintenance & Strata Management Act, Cap 30C (BMSMA) have also come into operation recently

By | 2019-04-25T09:07:00+08:00 April 16th, 2019|Categories: Data protection, Law|Tags: , |0 Comments

PDPC issues Personal Data Advisory Guidelines for MCSTs

On 11 March 2019, the Personal Data Protection Commission (“PDPC”) issued a set of Advisory Guidelines for Managing Corporations (“Guidelines”). Developed in consultation with the Building and Construction Authority (“BCA”), these Guidelines provide guidance to management corporations of strata title plans (“MCST”) on the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (“PDPA”). The Guidelines clarify how

By | 2019-03-26T10:54:39+08:00 March 23rd, 2019|Categories: Data protection, Law|Tags: |0 Comments

Building Maintenance and Strata Management (Amendment) Act 2017 comes into effect on 1 February 2019

The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) issued a circular on 3 December 2018 regarding the commencement of the Building Maintenance and Strata Management (Amendment) Act 2017 (“Amendment Act”) on 1 February 2019. The commencement date of 1 February 2019 applies to all provisions, with the exception of those relating to: the appointment of the

By | 2019-02-14T13:35:21+08:00 February 13th, 2019|Categories: Law|Tags: |0 Comments

Condominium Maintenance Requirements in Singapore

In Singapore, condominium operators (e.g. Management Corporation Strata Titles, condominium building owners) are required to adhere to certain standards with regards to the maintenance requirements of condominiums under their charge to comply to government regulations. Respective licenses are to be obtained with regards to different aspects of condominium operation. Commencing an unlicensed operation will

By | 2018-11-27T18:37:34+08:00 November 27th, 2018|Categories: Maintenance|Tags: , |1 Comment