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    Clarity about use of the word "save"

    "Owners of sections shall ensure that their sections are provided with adequate curtaining or blinds, save for glass on enclosed balconies"

    Does the above mean that all windows must have curtains or blinds except the glass on the enclosed balconies. However should there be blinds or curtains on these enclosed balconies it will be in order.

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    Re: Clarity about use of the word "save"

    Welcome to Using English.
    Thank you for taking the time to use correct punctuation and capitalization.

    Yes, it means "except for."
    I don't know what you mean by the second part of your question - it doesn't prohibit them, but it doesn't require them. Is that what you mean?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Clarity about use of the word "save"

    They can use blinds or curtains- there's a choice so there's no order.

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