6. The Bar and each of the sections shall possess all the powers assigned to civil corporations by the laws of Québec.
They may acquire, hold, administer, sell, lease, exchange or cede moveable and immoveable property situated in Québec.
Notwithstanding the provisions of the Civil Code, they may hypothecate, mortgage or pledge, while retaining possession thereof, moveable and immoveable property, present and future, to secure the payment of the bonds or securities issued by them, give a part only of such guarantees for the same objects, and constitute such hypothec, mortgage or pledge by trust deed, in accordance with the Special Corporate Powers Act (chapter P-16).
They must dispose, within a reasonable time, of immoveables which, for a period of seven consecutive years, have not been used for the pursuit of their objects.
1966-67, c. 77, s. 5; 1968, c. 69, s. 1.