Definition : Bailiff's ascertainment

Written declaration by which a bailiff proceeds, at the request of a judge or a natural or legal person, to strictly material ascertainments. These findings should not contain any opinion on the consequences in fact or in law that may result therefrom.

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The declaration of co-ownership is a contract that orchestrates and regulates the lives of co-owners, lessees and other occupants of the immovable. It represents the guideline for everyone who lives in the immovable.The declaration of co-ownership provides, systematically, that it is up to the board of directors to have its content abided to. However, it happens that people break the rules, in particular by a non-compliant use of a private portion with regard to the destination of the immovable, a noise nuisance and work carried out in violation of the by the laws of the immovable. Other examples illustrate the problems that can occur in the co-ownership, such as an encroachment on a common portion or the improper installation of a floor covering. Anyone who does not abide to the declaration of co-ownership is liable, inter alia, to a legal recourse based on article 1080 of the Civil Code of Quebec . This action may be brought by a co-owner or the syndicate.
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Le phénomène AirBnB prend de l’ampleur au Québec. Cette plateforme peut faciliter la location à court terme d’unité de condominium. Toutefois, certaines déclarations de copropriété interdisent formellement ce type de location. Mais certains copropriétaires contreviennent consciemment ou non aux dispositions desdites déclarations de copropriété. Combien de fois les administrateurs ou gérants entendent « je suis chez nous et je fais ce que je veux ».
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2 août 2010- Si l’huissier de justice ne peut qu’effectuer des constatations purement matérielles, exclusives de tout avis sur les conséquences de fait ou de droit qui peuvent en résulter, son constat ne doit pas apparaître aux yeux de certains comme une restriction. En effet, la définition du rôle de l’huissier constitue au contraire la force de son constat.
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