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Recently our Body Corporate held its AGM, where upon after
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I am an owner in an apartment. I wish to attend the
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I have purchased 2 flats out of 4 in a company body. The
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I have lived in a block of apartments since Nov 2014. The
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In our 2011 AGM it was resolved by special resolution that
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