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(From New Straits Times (Malaysia))
Byline: Chris Prasad
A GOVERNMENT effort to amend legislation so that all property managers must be licenced has met with stiff opposition from home owners who believe the move infringes on their basic proprietary rights.
While the amendments to the Valuers, Appraisers and Estate Agents Act, initiated by the Ministry of Finance's Board of Valuers, Appraisers and Estate Agents (BVAEA), was mooted to improve professionalism and quality of the practice, owners feel the outcome could produce the opposite effect.
"It will erode our rights as owners to manage our properties either by ourselves or by appointing …