Definition : Election (appointment)

Appointment of the directors by the general meeting of the co-owners. The nomination method is determined in the by-laws of the immovable, which generally provides that this choice is exercised by the means of an election .

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The provisions related to the appointment and replacement of the directors are provided for in the By-laws of the immovable (2nd part of the declaration of co-ownership). In their absence, they are also found in the Civil Code of Quebec (C.C.Q.). The law thus leaves it to the co-owners to establish themselves, in their declaration of co-ownership, the rules that best suit them. However, the appointment of directors generally falls within the competence of the general meeting of co‑owners, although the declaration of co-ownership may provide for other provisions.
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