Governing documents and the Condominium Act lay out what condo residents and corporations are allowed to do. The Act and the documents can’t contradict each-other but if they do, the Act is supreme, followed by the declaration, the by-laws and finally the rules. The declaration creates the condo corporation and can be thought of as its constitution. The by-laws specify how the corporation will run. The rules put limits on day to day activities. Read more.