Can an absentee committee member appoint a proxy for coo meetings? We have an agm coming up and one of the owners lives

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Customer: Can an absentee committee member appoint a proxy for coo meetings?
JA: What steps have been taken so far? Has any paperwork been prepared or filed?
Customer: No. we have an agm coming up and one of the owners lives in SYdney but would offer to be on the council if her mother can vote at coo meetings as her proxy
JA: Where is the property located?
Customer: Crawley, Perth 6009
JA: Is there anything else the Lawyer should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: The owner purchased the property for her mother to live in next year. It is rented meanwhile. We are short of council members
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Hi! My name is***** a solicitor in Australia, and I’m happy to help you.

An absentee committee member can vote by proxy in respect to coo meetings.

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Thankyou. Is this in WA Strata law? Can you cite the applicable Act please.
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it applies to Western Australia law.It was my pleasure to help you today, and I thank you for chatting with me. Let me know if you have any other questions.
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Must the proxy be an owner?
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The proxy does not need to be an owner it can be a nominated person by the owner.If there is anything else, big or small, that I can help you with today, please let me know.I thank you for reaching out today.
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