Definition : Contract of guarantee

A compulsory document under the Law to complete the preliminary contract for those residential projects governed by the “Règlement sur le plan de garantie des bâtiments résidentiels neufs” (Regulation respecting the Guarantee Plan for New Residential Buildings), being those comprising four private residential portions superimposed or less. The contract of guarantee describes the details of the protections offered, the claim’s procedure, and the recourses available in case of a problem with a contractor.