(1) An owner of a principal unit—
(a) must permit the body corporate (or its agents) to enter the unit at any time in an emergency and at all reasonable hours, and after giving reasonable notice, for any of the following purposes:
(i) to view the condition of the unit for the purpose of ascertaining compliance with the principal unit owners’ or occupiers’ obligations under this Act:
(ii) to maintain, repair, or renew any infrastructure for services and utilities that serve more than 1 unit and any building elements that affect more than 1 unit or the common property, or both:
(iii) to maintain, repair, or renew any common property:
(iv) to ensure the body corporate operational rules are being complied with:
(b) must do all things necessary to give effect to decisions of the body corporate:
(c) must consult with his or her mortgagee, if required to do so, before exercising a vote under section 97 or 98:
(d) must comply with all laws and legal requirements relating to the use, occupation, or enjoyment of the unit:
(e) must carry out, without delay, all work that may be ordered by a territorial authority or public body in respect of the unit to the satisfaction of that authority or body:
(f) must pay all rates, taxes, charges, body corporate levies, and other outgoings that are from time to time payable in respect of the unit:
(g) must repair and maintain the unit and keep it in good order to ensure that no damage or harm, whether physical, economic, or otherwise, is, or has the potential to be, caused to the common property, any building element, any infrastructure, or any other unit in the building:
(h) must notify the body corporate of his or her intention to carry out any additions or structural alterations before the commencement of any work:
(i) must not make any additions or structural alterations to the unit that materially affect any other unit or the common property without the written consent of the body corporate:
(j) must comply with the body corporate operational rules:
(k) must not do anything that breaches or in any way undermines any policy of insurance in the name of the body corporate.
(2) For the purpose of subsection (1), an owner of a future development unit that is in use as a place of residence or business or otherwise, in whole or in part, is to be treated as an owner of a principal unit.
(3) For the purposes of subsection (1)(a) and (i),—
(a) a subsidiary body corporate is to be treated as the unit owner of the principal unit that was subdivided to create the subsidiary unit title development; and
(b) a reference to a unit includes any unit in the subsidiary unit title development.
(4) Subsection (1)(b) does not affect the right of an owner to apply for minority relief under section 210 or to object to a designated resolution under sections 212 to 216.