Definitions on co-ownership in Québec

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Abréviation
Abréviation
Acceptance of the work
Acceptance of the work
Accrual basis of accounting
Accrual basis of accounting
Acquired rights
Acquired rights
Acronyme
Acronyme
Act of acquisition of immovables by the syndicate of co-owners
Act of acquisition of immovables by the syndicate of co-owners
Act of alienation of immovables by the syndicate of co-owners
Act of alienation of immovables by the syndicate of co-owners
Adhesion contract
Adhesion contract
Administration fund (general)
Administration fund (general)
Administrative Housing Tribunal
Administrative Housing Tribunal
Administrator of the property of others
Administrator of the property of others
Affidavit
Affidavit
Aged person
Aged person
Airbnb ®
Airbnb ®
Alienation of immovables
Alienation of immovables
Altitude
Altitude
Année financière
Financial year
Apartment
Apartment
Architect
Architect
Archives
Archives
Asbestos
Asbestos
Asset Management Plan
Asset Management Plan
Association of co-ownership syndicates
Association of co-ownership syndicates
Assurance-emploi
Employment insurance
Attic (vacant space under the roof)
Attic (vacant space under the roof)
Audit engagment
Audit engagment
Bad faith
Bad faith
Bailiff
Bailiff
Bailiff's ascertainment
Bailiff's ascertainment
Balance sheet (financial statement)
Balance sheet (financial statement)
Balcony
Balcony
Bank account
Bank account
Bankrupt
Bankrupt
Barbecue (BBQ)
Barbecue (BBQ)
Bare land
Bare land
Bargaining
Bargaining
Bed Bug
Bed Bug
Bidder
Bidder
Bird feeder
Bird feeder
Boundaries
Boundaries
Brokerage transcation
Brokerage transcation
Building
Building
Building envelope
Building envelope
Bureau des Soumissions Déposées du Québec (B.D.S.Q.)
Bureau des Soumissions Déposées du Québec (B.D.S.Q.)
Buyer (purchaser)
Buyer (purchaser)
Cadastral renovation
Cadastral renovation
Call for tenders
Call for tenders
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Cannabis
Cannabis
Carpenter ant
Carpenter ant
Cash basis of accounting
Cash basis of accounting
Causal link
Causal link
Central air conditioning system
Central air conditioning system
Central heating system
Central heating system
Certificate of the state of the immovable
Certificate of the state of the immovable
Certificate of the syndicate attesting to the condition of the immovable
Certificate of the syndicate attesting to the condition of the immovable
Certified Professional Accountant
Certified Professional Accountant
Charging station
Charging station
Charter of the french language
Charter of the french language
Chartered Administrator
Chartered Administrator
Chartered Appraiser
Chartered Appraiser
Chat
Chat
Child
Child
Civil code of Lower Canada
Civil code of Lower Canada
Clause incompréhensible
Clause incompréhensible
Clerical error
Clerical error
Climate change
Climate change
Co-ownership
Co-ownership
Co-ownership Advisory Committee
Co-ownership Advisory Committee
Co-ownership fees (condo fees)
Co-ownership fees (condo fees)
Co-ownership manager
Co-ownership manager
Co-ownership Working Group
Co-ownership Working Group
Cockroache
Cockroache
Code of civil procedure
Code of civil procedure
Code of ethics and professional conduct
Code of ethics and of professional conduct
Collapse (building)
Collapse (building)
Commission de la construction du Québec (CCQ)
Commission de la construction du Québec (CCQ)
Commission des normes, de l'équité,de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST)
Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST)
Common law
Common law
Common service areas
Common service areas
Community Hall
Community Hall
Community of co-owners
Community of co-owners
Competitive bidding
Competitive bidding
Compilation engagment  (Notice to reader)
Compilation engagment (Notice to reader)
Conciliation
Conciliation
Condoflash
Condoflash
Condolegal.com
Condolegal.com
Condominium (condo)
Condominium (condo)
Conférence de règlement à l’amiable
Amicable settlement conference
Confidentiality incident
Confidentiality incident
Construction code
Construction code
Consumer protection act
Consumer protection act
Contract for service
Contract for service
Contract of employment
Contract of employment
Contract of enterprise
Contract of enterprise
Contract of guarantee
Contract of guarantee
Corporation of Master Electricians of Québec
Corporation of Master Electricians of Québec
Corporation of Master Pipe-Mechanics of Québec
Corporation of Master Pipe-Mechanics of Québec
Licence (CMMTQ)
Corruption
Corruption
Cost-plus contract
Cost-plus contract
Court
Court
Court of Appeal
Court of Appeal
COVID-19
COVID-19
Crack (building)
Crack (building)
Créancier
Créancier
Credit
Credit
Crédit d'impôt pour personnes âgées
Crédit d’impôt pour personnes âgées
Crédit de taxe sur les intrants
Crédit de taxe sur les intrants
Criminal Record
Criminal Record
Day nursery
Day nursery
Day-to-day administration
Day-to-day administration
Débiteur
Débiteur
Debt
Debt
Decibels (db)
Decibels (db)
Decision
Decision
Decision
Decision
Decision-making body
Decision-making body
Declaration of transfer of immovable property
Declaration of transfer of immovable property
Declaratory law
Declaratory law
Defamation
Defamation
Defect in title
Defect in title
Defect of consent
Defect of consent
Dematerialization
Dematerialization
Devoir de confidentialité
Duty of confidentiality
Digitisation
Digitisation
Dilapidation
Dilapidation
Direct debit
Direct debit
Discharge
Discharge
Disclaimer
Disclaimer
Documents relating to the immovable and the syndicate
Documents relating to the immovable and the syndicate
Domestic animal
Domestic animal
Dominant land
Dominant land
Dwelling
Dwelling
Earthquake
Earthquake
Elderly
Elderly
Election (appointment)
Election (appointment)
Elevator
Elevator
Email
Email
Emphytéose
Emphyteusis
Employee
Employee
Employer
Employer
Encombrement
Encombrement
Encroachment
Encroachment
Engineer
Engineer
Enrichissement sans cause (injustifié)
Unjust (unjustified) enrichment 
Ensemble immobilier
Ensemble immobilier
Enterprise (operation)
Enterprise (operation)
Error in the counting of votes
Error in the counting of votes
Extrajudicial fees (lawyer)
Extrajudicial fees (lawyer)
Extranet
Extranet
Ferrous ochre (ochre deposit)
Ferrous ochre (ochre deposit)
Financial Market Authority (Autorité des marchés financiers)
Financial Market Authority (Autorité des marchés financiers)
Financial statements
Financial statements
Fine (penalty)
Fine (penalty)
Fire
Fire
Firebrat
Firebrat
Flat-rate unit price contract
Flat-rate unit price contract
Flooding
Flooding
Fonds (comptabilité)
Fonds (comptabilité)
Forclusion
Foreclosure
Forfeiture of the term
Forfeiture of the term
Foundations and main walls
Foundations and main walls
Foyer
Foyer
Fraction
Fraction
Fraud
Fraud
Fraudulent acts (fraud)
Fraudulent acts (fraud)
Freedom of expression
Freedom of expression
Fund basis of accounting
Fund basis of accounting
Garantie de construction résidentielle (Residential Construction Guarantee)
Garantie de construction résidentielle (Residential Construction Guarantee)
Garantie légale (construction)
Garantie légale (construction)
Gazette officielle du Québec
Gazette officielle du Québec
Good faith
Good faith
Goods and services tax (GST)
Goods and services tax (GST)
Grandfathering clause
Grandfathering clause
Greenhouse gas (GHG)
Greenhouse gas (GHG)
Gross area
Gross area
Ground floor
Ground floor
Hallway
Hallway
Handyman, handywoman
Handyman, handywoman
Harassment
Harassment
Harmful animal
Harmful animal
Head office
Head office
Heightening
Heightening
Honesty
Honesty
Hot water tank
Water heater
Illégal / Illicite
Illégal / Illicite
Immatriculation of an immovable
Immatriculation of an immovable
Immovable
Immovable
Immovable real rights
Immovable real rights
Income statement
Income statement
Income tax return (tax)
Income tax return (tax)
Incompetent
Incompetent
Index of immovables
Index of immovables
Indictable offence
Indictable offence
Indivision
Indivision
Infiltration d'eau pluviale
Stormwater infiltration
Insurance
Lack of insurance
Damage Insurance Agent
Improvements made to a private portion
Insurability
Construction site insurance
Equipment breakdown insurance (breakdown of machines)
Damage Insurance
Property insurance
Building insurance (syndicate of co-owners)
Primary insurance
Legal expense insurance
Home insurance policy
Tenants Insurance
Multi-risk insurance
Unpaid common expenses insurance (condo fees)
Insurance for the trustee’s fees
Liability insurance of Directors
Liability insurance of the Meeting Officers
Civil liability insurance of the co-owner
Co-ownership manager's civil liability insurance
Civil liability insurance of the condo manager
Civil liability insurance of the Syndicate
Title insurance
Comprehensive insurance policy (all risks)
Insurance
Insurances of the Syndicate
Insured
Additional insured
Insurer
Property and casualty insurer
Direct insurer
Insurance certificate
Autoassurance (autoprotection)
Rider
Avis de non-renouvellement
Beneficiary
Property
Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC)
Assignment of debt
Damage Insurance Chamber (Chambre de l’assurance de dommages)
Stated amount co-insurance clause
Special conditions
Insurance contract
Damage insurance broker
Coverage (guarantee)
Effective date of Insurance
Declaration of risk
Notice of loss
Indemnity claim
Depreciation
Exclusions
Claims adjuster
Independent claims adjuster
Public claims adjuster
Extended coverage
Insurance trustee
Deductible
Reasonable deductible
Additional coverage
Complementary guarantee (syndicate of co-owners)
Insurance indemnity
Insurance insufficiency (under insurance)
Insurable interest
Limits of coverage
Amount of insurance (insurance limit):
Denial of coverage
Loss
Insurance policy
Insurance premium
Appraisal report
Proportional rule
Loss settlement
Renewal
Resiliation
Civil liability
Risk
Material change in risk
Designated Risk
Loss ratio
Loss
Underwriter
Subscription
Subrogation
Additional insurance premium
Reference unit
Actual cash value
Breach
Integrated project
Integrated project
Interim director
Interim director
Interim occupancy
Interim occupancy
Intimidation
Intimidation
Intranet copropriétaire
Co-owner intranet
Janitor
Janitor
Judge
Judge
Juridical personality
Juridical personality
Jurisprudence
Jurisprudence
Juste valeur marchande
Justice (doing justice to oneself)
Justice (doing justice to oneself)
Key
Key
Lack of maintenance of the common portions
Lack of maintenance of the common portions
Land registry office
Land registry office
Legal person
Legal person
Legal proceeding
Legal proceeding
Legionella
Legionella
Lessor
Lessor
Liability
Liability
Lightning
Lightning
Liquidator
Liquidator
Listing
Listing
Livre foncier
Livre foncier
Loan for use
Loan for use
Locker
Locker
Lump sum contract
Lump sum contract
Mailling address.
Mailling address.
Maison individuelle
Detached house
Management contract
Management contract
Mandat irrévocable (en faveur du promoteur)
Mandat irrévocable (en faveur du promoteur)
Market value
Market value
Mechanical elements
Mechanical elements
Mezzanine
Mezzanine
Minor repair
Minor repair
Molds
Molds
Monitoring of the work
Monitoring of the work
Mortgage broker
Mortgage broker
Mouse
Mouse
Movable property
Movable property
Moving in
Moving in
Municipal by-law
Municipal by-law
Nadir
Nadir
National Assembly of Québec
National Assembly of Québec
Natural person
Natural person
Net area
Net area
Note on the general terms and conditions of any proposed contract or planned work
Note on the general terms and conditions of any proposed contract or planned work
Notice of appointment of a liquidator
Notice of appointment of a liquidator
Notice of assessment
Notice of assessment
Notice of closure
Notice of closure
Notice of completion of work
Notice of completion of work
Notice of dissolution
Notice of dissolution
Notice of preservation
Notice of preservation
Notification
Notification
Obligation of means
Obligation of means
Obligation of result
Obligation of result
Obligation to deliver
Obligation to deliver
Obsolescence technique d’un bien immobilier
Obsolescence technique d’un bien immobilier
Office québécois de la langue française
Office québécois de la langue française
Offres de services
Offres de services
Operating budget
Operating budget
Operations in the common interest
Operations of common interest
Oral arguments
Oral arguments
Outside lockers
Outside lockers
Owner-builders
Owner-builders
Park
Park
Passageway
Passageway
Passeport vaccinal
Passeport vaccinal
Passion Condo ®
Passion Condo ®
Patio
Patio
Person who is a member of a co-owner’s household
Person who is a member of a co-owner’s household
Personnal identification
Piping and wiring.
Piping and wiring.
Plans and specifications of the building (as) built
Plans and specifications of the building (as) built
Pool
Pool
Posting
Posting
Preservation of the immovable
Preservation of the immovable
Prêt intérimaire de construction
Interim construction loan
Principal contractor
Principal contractor
Prior claim
Prior claim
Prior-contract
Prior-contract
Privacy
Privacy
Private dispute prevention and resolution process
Private dispute prevention and resolution process
Private writing
Private writing
Probative value
Probative value
Profession libérale
Profession libérale
Professional Code
Professional Code
Professional Fees
Professional Fees
Professional Seller
Professional Seller
Professionnal technologist
Professionnal technologist
Project owner
Project owner
Protection of the rights appurtenant to the immovable or the co-ownership
Protection of the rights appurtenant to the immovable or the co-ownership
Provisional administrator
Provisional administrator
Proxy (Power of attorney)
Proxy (Power of attorney)
Psychological harassment in the workplace
Psychological harassment in the workplace
Public officer
Public officer
Public order
Public order
Public order of direction
Public order of direction
Public order of protection
Public order of protection
Publication
Publication
Pyrite
Pyrite
Pyrrhotite
Pyrrhotite
Québec Co-owners and Manager Association  (Regroupement des gestionnaires et copropriétaires du Québec (RGCQ)
Condoliaison
Québec Co-owners and Manager Association (Regroupement des gestionnaires et copropriétaires du Québec (RGCQ)
Quebec Enterprise Number (NEQ)
Quebec Enterprise Number (NEQ)
Québec Land Register
Québec Land Register
Québec Professional Association of Real Estate Brokers
Québec Professional Association of Real Estate Brokers
Québec Real Estate Brokerage Self-Regulating Agency (Organisme d’autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec)
Québec Real Estate Brokerage Self-Regulating Agency (Organisme d’autoréglementation du courtage immobilier du Québec)
Quebec Sales Tax (QST)
Quebec Sales Tax (QST)
Railings
Railings
Rapport d'expertise
Expertise report
Rat
Rat
Real estate agency
Real estate agency
Real estate broker
Real estate broker
Reasonable accommodation
Reasonable accommodation
Reasonable fees.
Reasonable fees.
Reconstruction cost
Reconstruction cost
Régie du bâtiment du Québec (Québec Building Board)
Licence
Régie du bâtiment du Québec (Québec Building Board)
Register of allocation of common portions for restricted use
Register of allocation of common portions for restricted use
Register of co-owners
Register of co-owners
Register of improvements made to a private portion
Register of lessees
Register of lessees
Register of minutes
Register of minutes
Registered mail (certified)
Registered mail (certified)
Registration division
Registration division
Registre des droits personnels et réels mobiliers
Register of Personal and Movable Real Rights
Relocation
Relocation
Remote controls
Remote controls
Remuneration
Remuneration
Rental condo
Rental condo
Request for information to the syndicate of co-ownership (DRCOP)
Request for information to the syndicate of co-ownership (DRCOP)
Reserve fund
Reserve fund
Residential unit
Residential unit
Retractation
Retractation
Retrofitting to standards
Retrofitting to standards
Review engagment
Review engagment
Right of first refusal
Right of first refusal
Right of free disposal
Right of free disposal
Right of repossession of a dwelling
Right of repossession of a dwelling
Right of retention
Right of retention
Right of withdrawal
Right of withdrawal
Right of withdrawal (Resolution)
Right of withdrawal (Resolution)
Right to follow
Right to follow
Right to respect for reputation
Right to respect for reputation
Right to respect for the private life
Right to respect of privacy
Riot
Riot
Roof terrace
Roof terrace
Rules of the trade (Best practices)
Rules of the trade (Best practices)
Salary
Salary
Sale under control of justice
Sale under control of justice
Satellite dish
Satellite dish
Semi-detached houses
Semi-detached houses
Senior officer
Senior officer
Serpula lacrymans (dry rot)
Serpula lacrymans (dry rot)
Sewer backup
Sewer backup
Share (common portion)
Share (common portion)
Share (private portion)
Share (private portion)
Sigle
Sigle
Signature
Signature
Smoke
Smoke
Solarium
Solarium
Sole director
Sole director
Solidarity
Solidarity
Solvabilité
Solvabilité
Sound Transmission Class (STI)
Sound Transmission Class (STI)
Specifications
Specifications
Specifications
Specifications
Spouses
Spouses
Stairway
Stairway
Standardized value
Standardized value
Statement of debts and claims
Statement of debts and claims
Storage areas
Storage areas
Storm
Storm
Subcontractor
Subcontractor
Succession
Succession
Successor and Assign
Successor and Assign
Superior Court of Québec
Superior Court of Québec
Superior force
Superior force
Supporting vouchers
Supporting vouchers
Supreme Court of Canada
Supreme Court of Canada
Surveillance cameras
Surveillance cameras
Suspensory condition
Suspensory condition
Tacit modification
Tacit modification
Taking in payment
Taking in payment
Tax
Tax
Toilette (sanitaire)
Toilet
Tourist
Tourist
Towing
Towing
Townhouse
Townhouse
Trailer
Trailer
Transaction
Transaction
Trap
Trap
Tree
Tree
Tribunal administratif du Québec
Administrative Tribunal of Québec
Tribunal des droits de la personne
Tribunal des droits de la personne
Trimestre
Quarter
Under the table work
Under the table work
Unforseen events fund
Unforseen events fund
Urbanist
Urbanist
Useful life
Useful life
Vandalism
Vandalism
Verbal abuse
Verbal abuse
Veto (right of)
Veto (right of)
Violence
Violence
Volunteer
Volunteer
Voting rights register
Voting rights register
Warranty obligation
Warranty obligation
Washing machine
Washing machine
Wasp
Wasp
Waste shredder
Waste shredder
Water cooling tower
Water cooling tower
Water leak detection system
Water leak detection system
Web platform
Web platform
Webradio Condolegal
Webradio Condolegal
Working capital
Working capital
Zenith
Zenith