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Leaving one’s apartment devastated: important consequences of such a move

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Leaving one’s apartment devastated: important consequences of such a move

As a tenant, you have an obligation to occupy your dwelling with care and diligence, in accordance with Section 1855 of the C.c.Q. In addition, this right is reflected in several other requirements set by the law to you. In particular, according to Section 1862 of the C.c.Q., you must compensate the owner for any damage caused to the leased property.

Testez vos connaissances en matière d’habitation écologique!

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Testez vos connaissances en matière d’habitation écologique!

Lors de la réfection d’une toiture, est-il possible de récupérer les vieux bardeaux d’asphalte?

A. Oui, certaines entreprises les récupèrent et les utilisent dans les enduits bitumineux.

B. Non, pas encore, mais des entreprises travaillent à trouver des moyens de les recycler.

C. Oui, ils peuvent être recyclés de manière à être transformés en bardeaux.

D. Non, ce matériau n’a aucun potentiel de revitalisation.

Ignorance of the law

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Ignorance of the law

Who has not heard yet the saying that “no one is supposed to ignore the law”? In most cases ignorance of the law is not an excuse for committing a wrongful act or failing to act, such as the response to a notice when necessary. In reality, however, it is almost impossible to know all the laws that apply in every situation with legal implications. Everyone, however, has his share of responsibility as far as informing himself is concerned.

Tightening of the rules surrounding private homes for the elderly

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Tightening of the rules surrounding private homes for the elderly

Holding a private residence for seniors has certain requirements. On the one hand, the law requires you to be certified from the moment you want to provide services and housing to elderly customers.

The legal consequences of a major fire in a residential lease

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The legal consequences of a major fire in a residential lease

A fire in an apartment building often has serious consequences for both the owners and the tenant. But beyond the human drama, many homeowners are asking themselves the question: What are the legal consequences of this event?