Definition : Provisional director

Natural person, usually designated by the developer under the terms of the declaration of co-ownership (by-laws of the immovable), to act as sole director of the syndicate. This person assumes the tasks assigned to the board of directors, generally from the publication of the declaration of co-ownership. This person acts until the election of a new board of directors, which must take place during the special transitional general meeting.

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  From the first day of existence of the co-ownership, that is to say when its declaration of co-ownership is published in the Land Register of Quebec, the co-owners as one body constitute a “syndicate of co-owners”. This legal person must ensure the "preservation of the immovable and manage the common portions." To form this co-ownership several steps involving many protagonists are necessary.
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The presence of a Board of Directors is mandatory in a co-ownership. It is the executive body of the syndicate and its legal representative. Its members act as the mandataries of the syndicate.
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Expenses related to the maintenance and administration of the common portions of a co-ownerships start from its constitution as a legal person. It is therefore necessary that each co-ownership sets up, upon publication of the declaration of co-ownership, a Board of Directors to administer it. To ensure the star up of the syndicate, the developer usually designates in the declaration of co-ownership (by-laws of the immovable), one of its representatives to act as the provisional administrator of the syndicate.
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