Definition : Civil code of Québec

An Act of general application being the legal basis of Québec Law. In conjunction with the Charter of  human rights and freedoms, it governs all civil law matters. It includes, without limitations, the rules which determine the establishment, the organization and the operation of divided co-ownerships.Adopted on December 18, 1991 by the National Assembly of Québec (Bill 125), the Civil Code of Québec came into force on January 1, 1994.