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What are the matrimonial regimes provided by the Civil Code of Québec?

The Civil Code of Quebec provides expressly the rules concerning two regimes:

The regime of partnership of acquests applies automatically to the spouses who have not made a marriage contract. We qualify it as the legal regime.

The regime of separation as to property can be adopted only by a marriage contract signed before a notary. The marriage contract also allows for other agreements between the spouses, such as gifts.

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