Section: Legal

The Syndicate is liable for the acts committed by the contractors it hires

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The Syndicate is liable for the acts committed by the contractors it hires -

The Syndicate is liable for the acts committed by the contractors it hires

In a recent judgement of the Court of Québec, Small Claims division1, the Court dismissed the claim for damages by a Syndicate of co-owners against two of its co-owners for damages caused by the overflowing of the toilet of their unit. The overflow occurred a few minutes after the plumber of the Syndicate had made repairs to the toilet.

The tenant is required, at the end of the lease, to restore the dwelling to the condition it was in when he received it

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The tenant is required, at the end of the lease, to restore the dwelling to the condition it was in when he received it -

The tenant is required, at the end of the lease, to restore the dwelling to the condition it was in when he received it

The owner testifies before the Régie du logement that, after the departure of the tenants, he found that their dwelling had been left to him in bad condition and also full of dirt. He filed, as evidence, a series of photos showing the damage to this property as of July 3, 2011, after the departure of the tenants.

The co-owner cuts trees and clears the landscape in the common portions and the Court sentences him to pay damages to the Syndicate

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The co-owner cuts trees and clears the landscape in the common portions and the Court sentences him to pay damages to the Syndicate -

The co-owner cuts trees and clears the landscape in the common portions and the Court sentences him to pay damages to the Syndicate

The Syndicate of co-ownership consists of ten privative portions, and luxury townhouses backed by a railway. A cedar hedge of a height of about 40 feet serves as a visual screen that hides the view of the railway track and of the other houses on the other side thereof.

TO CASH A CHEQUE AFTER A JUDGMENT MAY HAVE NASTY CONSEQUENCES

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TO CASH A CHEQUE AFTER A JUDGMENT MAY HAVE NASTY CONSEQUENCES -

TO CASH A CHEQUE AFTER A JUDGMENT MAY HAVE NASTY CONSEQUENCES

After a decision to terminate the lease for non-payment of rent the owner can not cash subsequent rents without facing a waiver of the termination of the lease.

Moving into a CHSLD (a Public Residential Centre): Can spouses benefit from the notice of termination of the lease?

Article locked Published on by Me Jean-Olivier Reed

 Moving into a CHSLD (a Public Residential Centre): Can spouses benefit from the notice of termination of the lease? -

Moving into a CHSLD (a Public Residential Centre): Can spouses benefit from the notice of termination of the lease?

With the aging population, property owners will be increasingly confronted, during a lease, with a notice of termination of the lease of their tenant who is leaving to a residence for seniors or to a Centre for Long Term Care. The following question arises: Is the spouse who is part of the lease and whose health does not justify admission into a health centre entitled to benefit from this notice?