Section: Condo

Can one change the number of votes required for a decision in co-ownership?

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Can one change the number of votes required for a decision in co-ownership?

Sometimes, directors and co-owners raise the question whether, through an amendment to the declaration of co-ownership adopted by the assembly of co-owners, they can change the number of votes required for a decision?

Powers of attorney in the framework of a general assembly of co-owners

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Powers of attorney in the framework of a general assembly of co-owners

When an annual general or special assembly of the syndicate of co-owners is convened the majority of co-owners will choose to attend in order to exercise their right to speak and vote on matters within the competence of the general assembly of co-owners.

Parking spaces in co-ownerships

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Parking spaces in co-ownerships

When we think of the administration of a dwelling in co-ownership, what draws our attention are often the dwelling units since these units are inhabited by the co-owners who spend most of their time there when they are present in the building.

Vote reductions at the assembly of co-owners (part 2)

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Vote reductions at the assembly of co-owners (part 2)

To prevent that a co-owner who has acted as a developer of a project in co-ownership with five fractions and more can control the assembly of co-owners to his advantage, article 1092 CCQ provides that

Vote reductions at the assembly of co-owners (part 1)

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Vote reductions at the assembly of co-owners (part 1)

In certain very specific cases, the Civil Code of Québec provides that the number of votes that may be cast personally by a co-owner can be reduced. These rules are enacted by the legislator in order to avoid that a co-owner who has the majority of