Abandonment of work: Attention creditors with legal hypothecs

October 2011

Abandonment of work: Attention creditors with legal hypothecs

bouton-vers-francais
Julie Sauriol

 

Construction-Sauriol-Abandon-Travaux-ENThe date the construction work has been completed marks the commencement of the 30-day delay for registering a legal hypothec. When, however, work cannot be completed due to the owner’s insolvency, jurisprudence states thatthe date on which construction work is completed marks the date of the definitive abandonment of the work. (Available in French only)

 

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