Ruling on boom gates expected to encourage better regulation

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  • Friday, 27 Mar 2015

Having the authority: A panel of five judges ruled that MBPJ was fully empowered to approve the guardhouse with the boom gates in accordance with the council’s guidelines for guarded communities. — Filepic

NOT many houseowners who disagree with the gated -and-guarded scheme in their neighbourhood would have the determination to sue their residents association and see it through right up to Federal Court level.

While Au Kean Hoe’s suit against D’Villa Equestrian Residents Association in Kota Damansara, Petaling Jaya, was ultimately dismissed by the Federal Court,the case is expected to result in clearer guidelines and greater regulation of gated-and-guarded communities. The ruling allows boom gates across public roads and guardhouses.

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