Definition : Work - Completion of the work

The last step in the construction of a building. It occurs when the work is completed and in such a condition as it may be used in conformity with the use for which it has been intended. One must know that the occupation of an immovable is not a decisive criteria to determine the completion of the work. Furthermore the abandonment of the work may be equivalent to the completion of the work.  

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