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I agree with you that they are liable for any damages this caused as well as for making the repairs.
This pipe would be considered part of the common area and not part of the unit that you own.
Why not consult with a lawyer face to face and retain the lawyer to send them a letter?
I think that will be all it takes.
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Hi Debra - thanks for your answer. I've told this to the condo corporation and they are sending me the condo by-laws to prove their point. I will get it from them this afternoon - I will send them over to you. Can there be by-laws that state that pipes servicing a unit are the responsability of that unit?