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Hassonali v. Middlesex Condominium Corporation No. 314 - 2024 ONCAT 46 - 2024-03-21


HMCC 314


Thu Mar 21 2024 04:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)


In the case of Hassonali v. Middlesex Condominium Corporation No. 314, the applicant filed a complaint regarding chargebacks issued by the condominium corporation. The case proceeded to mediation, where the respondent, MCC 314, brought a motion to dismiss the case based on the Tribunal's jurisdiction. The Tribunal, represented by Patricia McQuaid, Vice-Chair, granted the respondent's motion, dismissing the application. The dispute revolved around garbage disposal and recycling practices, which the Tribunal deemed outside its jurisdiction.


CAT Decisions - Motion Order
Compliance with Governing Documents
Indemnification or Compensation
Parking and Storage


The Tribunal's decision underscores the importance of understanding the specific jurisdictional limits of the Tribunal. While promoting healthy condominium communities is a goal, the Tribunal can only address matters within its legislative mandate.


The Tribunal may dismiss cases if they fall outside its jurisdiction, as determined by governing laws and regulations.
Disputes related to garbage disposal and recycling practices may not necessarily fall within the Tribunal's scope.
Parties involved in condominium disputes should understand the Tribunal's jurisdictional boundaries and assess whether their issues align with its mandate.


Parties involved in condominium disputes should consult legal professionals familiar with condominium law to determine the appropriate venue for their complaints. Understanding the Tribunal's jurisdictional boundaries can help streamline the dispute resolution process.

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