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

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

Allocation plan of the common portions for restricted use

Altitude

Apartment

Arbitration

Architect

Asset Management Plan

Assets

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

Bare land

Bare ownership

Board of directors

Brokerage transcation

Budget forecast

Buyer (purchaser)

Cadastre

Call for tenders

Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Cannabis

Cash basis of accounting

Certificate of location

Certificate of the condition 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

Common expenses (condo fees)

Common portion

Common portions for restricted use

Common wall

Compilation engagment (Notice to reader)

Condo manager

Condominium (condo)

Construction code

Contingency fund

Contract for services

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

Day-to-day administration

Decision

Decision-making body

Declaration of co-ownership

Deed of hypothecary loan

Defamation

Defect in title

Defect of consent

Defects

Deliberation

Demand letter

Description of the fractions

Destination

Developer

Director

Divided co-ownership

Domestic animal

Dominant land

Election (appointment)

Elevator

Employee

Employer

Encroachment

Engineer

Disorders

Extinctive Prescription

Ferrous ochre (ochre deposit)

Financial Market Authority (Autorité des marchés financiers)

Financial period

Financial statements

Fine (penalty)

Floors / floor covering

Foundations and main walls

Fraction

Fraudulent acts

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

Hypothec pre-approval

Immatriculation of an immovable

Immovable

Immovable hypothec (conventional)

Immovable real rights

Income statement

Indivision

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 ManagerCivil liability insurance of the SyndicateClaims adjusterCo-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 coverageGross 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 faultLegal fee insuranceLiability insurance of DirectorsLiability insurance of the General Meeting OfficersLimits of coverageLossLoss ratioMaterial change in riskMulti-risk insurancePrimary coveragePropertyProperty and casualty insurerProperty insuranceProportional rulePublic claims adjusterReconstruction costReference unitRenewalResiliationRiderRiskSpecial conditionsSubrogationTenants InsuranceTitle insuranceUnderwriterUnderwritingUnpaid 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

Lessee (Tenant)

Lessor

Liability

Liquidator

Listing

Locker

Loss

Lot

Maintenance logbook

Majority

Management contract

Mandate

Mechanical elements

Mediation

Meeting of co-owners

Memorandum

Moonlighting

Movable property

Municipal by-law

Nadir

National Assembly of Québec

Natural person

Net area

Noise

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

Operating fund

Operations in the common interest

Personal information

Plans and specifications of the building (as) built

Posting

Power of attorney

Pre-purchase inspection

Preliminary contract (promise to purchase)

Preservation of the immovable

Principal contractor

Prior-contract

Private dispute prevention and resolution process

Private life

Private portion

Private writing

Probative value

Professional

Professional Fees

Property title

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

Provisional director

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 Entreprises Registrar (Registraire des entreprises du Québec)

Québec Land Register

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

Québec Real-Estate Boards

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

Registration (syndicate)

Registration division

Relative value

Rental Board

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

Review engagment

Right of access to a private portion

Right of first refusal

Right of repossession of a dwelling

Right of withdrawal

Right of withdrawal (Resolution)

Right to follow

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

Sound nuisance

Spouses

Standardized value

Statement of debts and claims

Successors

Superior Court of Québec

Superior force

Supreme Court of Canada

Suspensive condition

Syndicate of co-owners

Tabacco

Tax

Technologist

Undivided co-ownership (by indivision)

Unforseen events fund

Urbanist

Usufruct

Visitor

Voting

Voting right

Voting rights register

Work

Written pleading