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Frequently asked questions > Marriage > Civil union > What are the civil union regimes provided by the Civil Code of Quebec?

What are the civil union regimes provided by the Civil Code of Quebec?

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

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

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

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