Definition : Common portion - Maintenance

Action of keeping the common portions of the immovable in a good state of repair and of preventing their degradation. Under article 1039 of the Civil Code of Québec, the syndicate of co-owners has the obligation to ensure the preservation of the immovable and, by the same token, the maintenance of common portions. Common portions maintenance concerns, a priori, both the common portions and the common portions for restricted use, as the law does not distinguish between them.

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