Definition : Window

An opening usually located in a wall, so that air and light can enter a building. This opening consists of a frame and windows. In divided co-ownership, the fenestration of a vertical co-ownership is generally qualified as a common portion, under the declaration of co-ownership. But if it is a horizontal co-ownership, it is usually an integral part of each of the private portions

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