Definitions on co-ownership in Québec

The glossary provides a definition of almost five hundred words of vocabulary used on the site Condolegal.com . The relevant terms are related to the condominium and undivided . Every time a glossary term is encountered on a page , users can view the definition of that term. An alphabetical access is also available.


Abstention

Abuse of right

Acceptance of the work

Accrual basis of accounting

Acquired rights

Act of acquisition of immovables by the syndicate of co-owners

Act of alienation of immovables by the syndicate of co-owners

Adhesion contract

Administration fund (general)

Administrator of the property of others

Airbnb ®

Alienation of immovables

Altitude

Apartment

Arbitration

Arbitration clause

Architect

Asset Management Plan

Assets

Association of co-ownership syndicates

Attic (vacant space under the roof)

Audit engagment

Authentic act

Bailiff

Bailiff's ascertainment

Balance sheet (financial statement)

Bankrupt

Bare land

Bare ownership

Board of directors

Brokerage transcation

Budget forecast

Building

Buyer (purchaser)

Cadastre

Call for tenders

Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Cannabis

Cash basis of accounting

Central air conditioning system

Central heating system

Certificate of location

Certificate of the state of the immovable

Certified Professional Accountant

Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms

Chartered Administrator

Chartered Appraiser

Civil code of Lower Canada

Civil code of Québec

Civil liability

Classification certificate

Clerical error

Co-owner

Co-ownership

Co-ownership by phases

Co-ownership fees (condo fees)

Co-ownership manager

Co-owner’s default of payment

Code of civil procedure

Code of Professional Conduct

Commission des normes, de l'équité,de la santé et de la sécurité du travail

Common expenses (condo fees)

Common portion

Common portions for restricted use

Common wall

Compilation engagment (Notice to reader)

Condo manager

Condominium (condo)

Construction code

Consumer Protection Act

Contingency fund

Contract for service

Contract of employment

Contract of enterprise

Contract of guarantee

Contractor

Conversion

Corporation of Master Electricians of Québec

Corporation of Master Pipe-Mechanics of Québec

Court

Court of Appeal

Court of Québec

Damage

Day-to-day administration

Decision

Decision-making body

Declaration of co-ownership

Deed of hypothecary loan

Defamation

Defect

Defect in the execution of the work

Defect in the ground

Defect in title

Defect of consent

Deliberation

Demand letter

Description of the fractions

Destination

Developer

Director

Disorders

Divided co-ownership

Documents relating to the immovable and the syndicate

Domestic animal

Dominant land

Earthquake

Election (appointment)

Elevator

Employee

Employer

Encroachment

Engineer

Ferrous ochre (ochre deposit)

Financial Market Authority (Autorité des marchés financiers)

Financial period

Financial statements

Fine (penalty)

Flooring

Foundations and main walls

Fraction

Fund basis of accounting

Garantie de construction résidentielle (Residential Construction Guarantee)

Good faith

Gross area

Ground floor

Guarantee plan for new residential buildings

Guide dog

Harmful animal

Heightening

Hot water tank

Hypothec pre-approval

Immatriculation of an immovable

Immovable

Immovable hypothec (conventional)

Immovable real rights

Income statement

Indivision

Inspection

Insurance

InsuranceAdditional coverageAdditional insurance premium Additional insuredAmount of insurance (insurance limit):Appraisal reportAssignment of debtBeneficiaryBreachBuilding insurance (syndicate of co-owners)Civil liabilityCivil liability insurance of the co-ownerCivil liability insurance of the condo managerCivil liability insurance of the SyndicateClaims adjusterCo-insurance clauseCo-owner InsuranceCo-ownership manager's civil liability insuranceComplementary guarantee (syndicate of co-owners)Comprehensive insurance policy (All risks)Construction site insuranceCoverage (guarantee)Damage InsuranceDamage Insurance AgentDamage Insurance Chamber (Chambre de l’assurance de dommages)Declaration of riskDeductibleDenial of coverageDirect insurerEquipment breakdown insurance (breakdown of machines)ExclusionsExtended coverageFaultGross negligenceImprovements made to a private portionIndemnity claimInsurabilityInsurable interestInsurance brokerInsurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) Insurance certificateInsurance contractInsurance for the trustee’s fees Insurance indemnityInsurance insufficiency (under insurance)Insurance policyInsurance premiumInsurance trusteeInsurances of the SyndicateInsuredInsurerIntentional fault (misconduct)Legal fee insuranceLiability insurance of DirectorsLiability insurance of the General Meeting OfficersLimits of coverageLossLoss ratioMaterial change in riskMulti-risk insuranceNotice of lossPrimary insurancePropertyProperty and casualty insurerProperty insuranceProportional rulePublic claims adjusterReasonable deductibleReconstruction costReference unitRenewalResiliationRiderRiskSpecial conditionsSubrogationSubscriptionTenants InsuranceTitle insuranceUnderwriterUnpaid common expenses insurance (condo fees)

Interim occupancy

Judge

Judgment

Jurisprudence

Key

Lack of maintenance of the common portions

Land Registry Office

Land surveyor

Lawyer

Legal hypothec

Legal person

Legal proceeding

Legal recourse

Lessee (Tenant)

Lessor

Liability

License security

Liquidator

Listing

Locker

Loss

Lot

Maintenance logbook

Majority (general meeting of co-owners)

Management contract

Mandate

Mechanical elements

Mediation

Meeting of co-owners

Memorandum

Fraudulent acts (fraud)

Molds

Movable property

Municipal by-law

Nadir

National Assembly of Québec

Natural person

Net area

Noise

Noise nuisance

Notarial act

Notary

Note on the general terms and conditions of any proposed contract or planned work

Notice of appointment of a liquidator

Notice of assessment

Notice of closure

Notice of dissolution

Occupant

Odors

Offer to purchase (promise to purchase)

Operating budget

Operations in the common interest

Oral arguments

Parking

Personal information

Plans and specifications of the building (as) built

Posting

Prejudice

Preliminary contract (promise to purchase)

Prescription

Preservation of the immovable

Principal contractor

Prior claim

Prior-contract

Privacy

Private dispute prevention and resolution process

Private portion

Private writing

Probative value

Professional

Professional Fees

Professionnal technologist

Project owner

Property title

Protection of the rights appurtenant to the immovable or the co-ownership

Provisional director

Proxy (Power of attorney)

Psychological harassment in the workplace

Public officer

Public order

Public order of direction

Public order of protection

Publication

Purchase

Pyrite

Quarrelsomeness

Québec Co-owners and Manager Association (Regroupement des gestionnaires et copropriétaires du Québec (RGCQ)

Quebec Enterprise Number (NEQ)

Quebec Entreprise Register (Registre des entreprises du Québec)

Québec Land Register

Quebec Professional Association of Real Estate Brokers

Québec Real Estate Brokerage Self-Regulating Agency (Organisme d’autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec)

Real estate agency

Real estate broker

Real estate tax

Régie du bâtiment du Québec (Québec Building Board)

Register of allocation of common portions for restricted use

Register of co-owners

Register of co-ownership

Register of lessees

Register of minutes

Registration (syndicate of co-owners)

Registration division

Relative value

Rental Board

Request for information to the syndicate of co-ownership (DRCOP)

Residential unit

Resolution

Retrofitting to standards

Review engagment

Right of access to a private portion

Right of first refusal

Right of repossession of a dwelling

Right of retention

Right of withdrawal

Right of withdrawal (Resolution)

Right to follow

Rules of the trade (Best practices)

Safety code

Salary

Satellite dish

Self-Insurance Fund

Senior officer

Serpula lacrymans (dry rot)

Service dog

Servient land

Servitude

Share (common portion)

Share (private portion)

Sole director

Solidarity

Spouses

Stairs

Standardized value

Statement of debts and claims

Successor and Assign

Superior Court of Québec

Superior force

Supreme Court of Canada

Suretyship

Suspensive condition

Syndicate of co-owners

Tax

Tobacco

Transaction

Under the table work

Undivided co-ownership (by indivision)

Unforseen events fund

Urbanist

Usufruct

Visitor

Voting

Voting right

Voting rights register

Washing machine

Work

Working capital

Zenith