Definition : Majority (general meeting of co-owners)

Number of co-owners votes required (and sometimes the number of co-owners) in order for a decision to be taken and for a resolution to be adopted by the general meeting of the co-owners. The Civil Code of Québec provides many types of majority, depending on the importance of the decisions submitted to the co-owners vote. These majorities cannot be amended by the declaration of co-ownership.

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The resolutions of the General Meeting of the co-owners are adopted or rejected, as the case may be, if a majority is reached or not. Depending on the repercussions such resolutions may have on the co-ownership, the majority required will be more or less difficult to achieve. The General Meeting of the co-owners adjudicates at two different majority levels: absolute majority and double majorities (enhanced majorities).
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