Definitions on co-ownership in Québec

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Building façades

Common service areas

Community of co-owners

Extrajudicial fees (lawyer)

Goods and services tax (GST)

Quebec Sales Tax (QST)

Abstention

Abuse of right

Acceptance of the work

Accrual basis of accounting

Acquired rights

Act of acquisition of immovables by the syndicate of co-owners

Act of alienation of immovables by the syndicate of co-owners

Adhesion contract

Administration fund (general)

Administrative Housing Tribunal

Administrator of the property of others

Affidavit

Airbnb ®

Alienation of immovables

Altitude

Apartment

Arbitration

Architect

Asbestos

Asset Management Plan

Assets

Association of co-ownership syndicates

Attic (vacant space under the roof)

Audit engagment

Authentic act

Bad faith

Bailiff

Bailiff's ascertainment

Balance sheet (financial statement)

Balcony

Bank account

Bankrupt

Bare land

Bargaining

Bed Bug

Bidder

Board of directors

Brokerage transcation

Building

Buyer (purchaser)

Cadastral renovation

Cadastre of Quebec

Call for tenders

Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Cannabis

Carpenter ant

Cash basis of accounting

Causal link

Central air conditioning system

Central heating system

Certificate of location

Certificate of the state of the immovable

Certificate of the syndicate attesting to the condition of the immovable

Certified Professional Accountant

Charging station

Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms

Charter of the french language

Chartered Administrator

Chartered Appraiser

Cheque

Child

Civil code of Lower Canada

Civil code of Québec

Civil liability

Classification certificate

Clerical error

Climate change

Co-owner

Co-ownership

Co-ownership Advisory Committee

Co-ownership by phases

Co-ownership fees (condo fees)

Co-ownership manager

Co-ownership Working Group

Cockroache

Code of civil procedure

Code of ethics and professional conduct

Collapse (building)

Commission de la construction du Québec (CCQ)

Commission des normes, de l'équité,de la santé et de la sécurité du travail

Common expenses (condo fees)

Common portion

Common portions for restricted use

Community Hall

Competitive bidding

Compilation engagment (Notice to reader)

Conciliation

Condo manager

Condolegal.com

Condominium (condo)

Construction code

Construction contractor

Consumer protection act

Contingency fund

Contract for service

Contract of employment

Contract of enterprise

Contract of guarantee

Conversion

Corporation of Master Electricians of Québec

Corporation of Master Pipe-Mechanics of Québec

Corruption

Cost-plus contract

Court

Court of Appeal

Court of Québec

COVID-19

Crack (building)

Credit

Criminal Record

Damage

Day nursery

Day-to-day administration

Decision

Decision-making body

Declaration of co-ownership

Declaration of transfer of immovable property

Defamation

Defect

Defect in title

Defect of consent

Delay

Demand letter

Destination

Developer

Digitisation

Director

Divided co-ownership

Documents relating to the immovable and the syndicate

Dog

Domestic animal

Dominant land

Earthquake

Election (appointment)

Elevator

Email

Employee

Employer

Encroachment

Engineer

Extranet

Fault

Ferrous ochre (ochre deposit)

Financial Market Authority (Autorité des marchés financiers)

Financial period

Financial statements

Fine (penalty)

Fire

Flat-rate unit price contract

Flooding

Flooring

Forecast annual budget

Forfeiture (of a right)

Foundations and main walls

Fraction

Fraud

Fraudulent acts (fraud)

Fund basis of accounting

Garage slab

Garantie de construction résidentielle (Residential Construction Guarantee)

Good faith

Gross area

Ground floor

Guarantee plan for new residential buildings

Hallway

Harassment

Harmful animal

Heightening

Honesty

Hot water tank

Immatriculation of an immovable

Immovable

Immovable hypothec (conventional)

Immovable real rights

Income statement

Index of immovables

Indictable offence

Indivision

Inspection

Insurance

InsuranceActual cash valueAdditional coverageAdditional insurance premium Additional insuredAmount of insurance (insurance limit):Appraisal reportAssignment of debtBeneficiaryBreachBuilding insurance (syndicate of co-owners)Civil liabilityCivil liability insurance of the co-ownerCivil liability insurance of the condo managerCivil liability insurance of the SyndicateClaims adjusterCo-owner Insurance policyCo-ownership manager's civil liability insuranceComplementary guarantee (syndicate of co-owners)Comprehensive insurance policy (all risks)Construction site insuranceCoverage (guarantee)Damage InsuranceDamage Insurance AgentDamage insurance brokerDamage Insurance Chamber (Chambre de l’assurance de dommages)Declaration of riskDeductibleDenial of coverageDepreciationDesignated RiskDirect insurerEquipment breakdown insurance (breakdown of machines)ExclusionsExtended coverageImprovements made to a private portionIndemnity claimIndependent claims adjusterInsurabilityInsurable interestInsurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) Insurance certificateInsurance contractInsurance for the trustee’s fees Insurance indemnityInsurance insufficiency (under insurance)Insurance policyInsurance premiumInsurance trusteeInsurances of the SyndicateInsuredInsurerLack of insuranceLegal fee insuranceLiability insurance of DirectorsLiability insurance of the General Meeting OfficersLimits of coverageLossLossLoss ratioLoss settlementMaterial change in riskMulti-risk insuranceNotice of lossPrimary insurancePropertyProperty and casualty insurerProperty insuranceProportional rulePublic claims adjusterReasonable deductibleReconstruction costReference unitRenewalResiliationRider RiskSpecial conditionsStated amount co-insurance clauseSubrogationSubscriptionTenants InsuranceTitle insuranceUnderwriterUnpaid common expenses insurance (condo fees)

Integrated project

Interest

Interim director

Interim occupancy

Intimidation

Janitor

Judge

Judgment

Juridical personality

Jurisprudence

Justice (doing justice to oneself)

Key

Lack of maintenance of the common portions

Land registry office

Land surveyor

Lawyer

Lease

Legal hypothec

Legal person

Legal proceeding

Legal recourse

Legionella

Lessee (Tenant)

Lessor

Liability

Lightning

Liquidator

Listing

Loan for use

Locker

Loss

Lot

Lump sum contract

Mailing address

Maintenance logbook

Majority (general meeting of co-owners)

Management contract

Mandate

Market value

Mechanical elements

Mediation

Meeting of co-owners

Meeting Officers

Memorandum

Mezzanine

Molds

Monitoring of the work

Mortgage broker

Motor vehicle

Mouse

Movable hypothec

Movable property

Moving in

Municipal by-law

Nadir

National Assembly of Québec

Natural person

Net area

Noise

Notarial act

Notary

Note on the general terms and conditions of any proposed contract or planned work

Notice of appointment of a liquidator

Notice of assessment

Notice of closure

Notice of completion of work

Notice of dissolution

Nuisance

Obligation of means

Obligation of result

Occupant

Odors

Offer to purchase (promise to purchase)

Operating budget

Operations in the common interest

Oral arguments

Out-of-court settlement

Owner-builders

Ownership right

Park

Parking

Passageway

Person who is a member of a co-owner’s household

Personal information

Piping and wiring.

Plans and specifications of the building (as) built

Pool

Posting

Prejudice

Preliminary contract (promise to purchase)

Prescription

Preservation of the immovable

Presumption

Principal contractor

Prior claim

Prior notice of the exercise of a hypothecary right

Prior-contract

Privacy

Private dispute prevention and resolution process

Private portion

Private writing

Probative value

Professional

Professional Code

Professional Fees

Professional Seller

Professionnal technologist

Project owner

Proof

Property management

Property title

Protection of the rights appurtenant to the immovable or the co-ownership

Provisional administrator

Proxy (Power of attorney)

Psychological harassment in the workplace

Public officer

Public order

Public order of direction

Public order of protection

Publication

Purchase

Pyrite

Pyrrhotite

Quarrelsomeness

Québec Co-owners and Manager Association (Regroupement des gestionnaires et copropriétaires du Québec (RGCQ)

Quebec Enterprise Number (NEQ)

Quebec Entreprise Register (Registre des entreprises du Québec)

Québec Land Register

Québec Professional Association of Real Estate Brokers

Québec Real Estate Brokerage Self-Regulating Agency (Organisme d’autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec)

Quorum

Rat

Real estate agency

Real estate broker

Real estate tax

Reasonable fees.

Régie du bâtiment du Québec (Québec Building Board)

Register of allocation of common portions for restricted use

Register of co-owners

Register of co-ownership

Register of improvements made to a private portion

Register of lessees

Register of minutes

Registration (syndicate of co-owners)

Registration division

Relative value

Relocation

Remuneration

Rental

Request for information to the syndicate of co-ownership (DRCOP)

Residential unit

Retrofitting to standards

Review engagment

Right of access to a private portion

Right of first refusal

Right of free disposal

Right of repossession of a dwelling

Right of retention

Right of withdrawal

Right of withdrawal (Resolution)

Right to follow

Riot

Rules of the trade (Best practices)

Safety code

Salary

Sale under control of justice

Satellite dish

Self-Insurance Fund

Semi-detached houses

Senior officer

Serpula lacrymans (dry rot)

Servient land

Servitude

Share (common portion)

Share (private portion)

Smoke

Sole director

Solidarity

Specifications

Spouses

Stairway

Standardized value

Statement of debts and claims

Storage areas

Storm

Subcontractor

Substandard housing

Successor and Assign

Superior Court of Québec

Superior force

Supporting vouchers

Supreme Court of Canada

Surety

Surveillance cameras

Suspensory condition

Syndicate of co-owners

Tacit modification

Taking in payment

Tax

Terrace

Theft

Tobacco

Tourist

Townhouse

Trailer

Transaction

Tree

Tribunal des droits de la personne

Under the table work

Undivided co-ownership (by indivision)

Unforseen events fund

Urbanist

Violence

Volunteer

Voting

Voting right

Voting rights register

Wall

Warranty obligation

Washing machine

Wasp

Waste shredder

Water cooling tower

Water leak detection system

Window

Work

Working capital

Zenith