Definition : Meeting of co-owners - Meeting Officers

Natural person having the task of attending to the orderly progress of the meeting of the co-owners. The range of titles and duties allocated to the meeting officers are the following: president, vice-president, meeting secretary, and possibly scrutineer. The declaration of co-ownership (by-laws of the immovable) generally determines their respective responsibilities. 

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The appointment of  meeting officers remains a must for the holding of any meeting of co-owners. The range of titles and offices attributed to them is varied: president, vice-president, secretary and scrutineer. Although the functions of each of these speakers are distinct, their purpose is to ensure the proper conduct of the proceedings and their transcription in the minutes in order to record the decisions taken.  It is  the By-laws of the immovable (second part of the declaration of co-ownership) that provide the rules in this matter. However, the civil liability of an officer of an assembly with regard to the tasks incumbent on him is largely unknown. Yet many Quebecers accept this office, while ignoring this reality.  
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