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 rights

Accrual basis of accounting

Acquired rights

Adhesion contract

Administration fund (general)

Administrator of the property of others

Airbnb

Alienation

Allocation plan of the common portions for restricted use

Altitude

Appartment

Arbitrator

Architect

Asset

Asset Management Plan

Assigns (Beneficiary)

Association of co-ownership syndicates

Attic (vacant space under the roof)

Audit engagment

Authentic act

Bailiff

Bailiff's ascertainment

Balance sheet (statement of financial position)

Bankrupt

Board of directors

Budget forecast

By-Laws of the immovable

Cadastre

Cash basis of accounting

Certificate of location

Certificate of the condition of the immovable

Certified Professional Accountant

Charter of human rights and freedoms

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-owner’s default of payment

Code of civil procedure

Collection: (recovery of amounts owing)

Comments of the Minister of Justice

Common expenses (condo fees)

Common portion

Common portions for restricted use

Compilation engagment (Notice to reader)

Condo manager

Condominium (condo)

Construction code

Contingency fund

Contract for services (of enterprise)

Contract of employment

Contract of guarantee

Contractor

Contribution to the contingency fund

Convening a meeting of co-owners

Conversion

Corporation of Master Electricians of Québec

Corporation of Master Pipe-Mechanics of Québec

Court

Court of Appeal

Court of Québec

Day to day administration

Decision-making body

Declaration of co-ownership

Deed of acquisition of immovable property

Deed of alienation of immovable property

Deed of sale

Defect in title

Defects

Deliberation

Demand letter

Description of the fractions

Destination

Developer

Diffamation

Dimension (private portion)

Directors

Disorders

Divided co-ownership

Domestic animal

Dominant land

Election (appointment)

Encroachment

Engineer

Extinctive Prescription

Ferrous ochre (ochre deposit)

Financial Market Authority (Autorité des marchés financiers)

Financial period

Financial statements

Fines

Floors / floor covering

Foundations and main walls

Fraction

Fraudulent practices

Fund basis of accounting

Garantie de construction résidentielle (Residential Construction Guarantee)

Gross area

Ground floor

Guarantee plan for new residential buildings

Guide dog

Harmful animal

Hearing on the merits

Hypothec pre-approval

Immatriculation of an immovable

Immovable hypothec (conventional)

Income statement

Indivision

Insects

Insurance

InsuranceAdditional coverageAdditional insurance premium Additional insuredAmount of insurance (insurance limit):Appraisal reportAssignment of debtBeneficiaryBodily injury damageBreachBuilding insurance (syndicate)Civil liabilityCivil liability insurance of the co-ownerCivil liability insurance of the ManagerCivil liability insurance of the SyndicateCo-insurance clauseCo-owner InsuranceComprehensive 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 coverageImprovement made to a private portionIndemnity claimInsurabilityInsurance 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 faultLegal fee insuranceLiability insurance of DirectorsLiability insurance of the General Meeting OfficersLimits of coverageLossLossLoss ratioMaterial change in riskMaterial damageMoral damageMulti-risk insurancePartial loss. PropertyProperty and casualty insurerProperty insuranceProportional ruleRenewalReplacement valueResiliationRiderRiskSpecial conditionsSubstantial lossTenant InsuranceTitle insuranceTotal lossUnderwriterUnderwritingUnpaid common expenses insurance (condo fees)

Insurance broker

Insurance fund

Interim occupancy

Judge

Jurisprudence

Key

Lack of maintenance of the common portions

Land Registry Office

Land Surveyor

Lawyer

Legal hypothec

Legal person

Legal proceeding

Lessee

Lessor

Liability

Liquidator

Listing

Loss

Lot

Maintenance logbook

Majority

Mandatary

Mechanical elements

Meeting of co-owners

Memorandum

Moonlighting

Natural person

Net area

Noise

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 denunciation of a judicial proceeding

Notice of dissolution

Occupant

Odors

Offer to purchase (promise to purchase)

Operating fund

Parking spaces

Personal servitude

Plans and specifications of the building (as) built

Posting

Power of attorney

Pre-emptive rights

Pre-purchase inspection

Preliminary contract (promise to purchase)

Prior-contract

Private dispute prevention and resolution process

Private portion

Probative value

Proceeding

Property title

Provisional administrator

Public officer

Public order

Public order of protection

Publication

Purchase

Purchaser

Pyrite

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

Quebec Enterprise Number (NEQ)

Quebec Entreprises Registrar (Registraire des entreprises du Québec)

Québec Land Register

Québec real estate brokerage self-regulating organisation (Organisme d’autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec)

Québec Real-Estate Boards

Quorum at the meeting of the Board of Directors

Quorum at the meeting of the co-owners

Real estate agency

Real estate broker

Real servitude

Real-estate tax

Régie du bâtiment du Québec (Québec Building Board)

Register of co-owners

Register of co-ownership

Register of lessees

Registration (syndicate)

Relative value

Rendering of account

Rental

Rental Board

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

Review engagment

Right of access to a private portion

Right of repossession of a dwelling

Right of withdrawal (Resolution)

Safety code

Satellite dish

Satellite dishes

Senior officer

Serpula lacrymans (dry rot)

Service

Service dog

Servient land

Servitude of rights of way

Share

Sole director

Standardized value

Statement of debts and claims

Successors

Superior Court of Québec

Superior force

Supreme Court of Canada

Syndicate of co-owners

Tabacco

Tax

Technologist

Undivided co-ownership (by indivision)

Unforseen events fund

Usufruct

Voting

Voting right

Work

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