24. Transmission and approval: The detailed budget and the budget balancing plan shall be sent together by the board of directors to the Minister and, in the case of an institution, to the regional council concerned within 30 days of receiving the master budget. Where a plan to balance the budget is required, the prescribed time is 60 days.
A copy of the internal operating budget prescribed in section 21 must be sent as information by the board of directors to the Minister upon request; in the case of an institution, a copy must be sent to the regional council concerned at the same time.
The part of the detailed budget that concerns the part of the budget balancing plan described in paragraph 2 of section 23 has no effect and may not be implemented before the Minister, upon the recommendation of the regional council, has approved it.