Definition : Share (common portion)

Share in the right of ownership that each co-owner holds in the common portions. This right of ownership is determined in accordance with the relative value of each fraction. The share is generally expressed as a percentage or thousandth, in the constituting act of the co-ownership.

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Revision of the relative value and the allocation of expenses

Any co-owner may have the relative value of their fraction, as well as the allocation of common expenses, revised according to certain conditions and formalities. To do so, it is necessary to proceed with an appeal to revise the relative value of the fractions. Furthermore, a co-owner may wish to…...

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Common expenses: allocation and collection

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Relative value of a fraction

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The COVID-19 health crisis and its procession of government restrictions to limit gatherings have often made it impossible to regroup. The legislator was forced to organize the rescue of legal persons, banned from assemblies, to preserve, at least for a time, their functioning. The syndicates of co-owners have thus adopted…...



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Co-ownership fraction

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