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I live in a South African life rights complex for retired

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I live in a South African life rights complex for retired persons in Durbanville, Cape Town, called Rosehaven Gardens. I am a renter. The number of life rights residents is declining due to death or them leaving from time to time. At some point there will be only one left. Section 9(7)(b) of the Regulation R1351 of 1998 says that the minimum number of members who can constitute a quorum at a general meeting is 2. Hence, when there is only one left, or earlier, how can a life rights complex be converted into a rental complex?
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Good afternoon, welcome to just  answer. I am a dual qualified lawyer and in your circumstances I would strngly recommend that you seek guidance from an attorney locally based in Capetown because it will not become a rental complex automatically, there will be need for conversion subject to agreement by the property owner - Freeholder.

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Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Thank you for your response. I think you are correct.