157. Every decision by which an urban community, a municipality referred to in section 5 or a body thereof makes a financial commitment for a period extending beyond 31 December 2001 must be authorized by the transition committee if the decision is made on or after 15 November 2000.
Every collective agreement or contract of employment entered into or amended as of 15 November 2000 by the urban community or a municipality referred to in section 5 must be authorized by the transition committee if the effect of the agreement or contract is to increase the remuneration and employee benefits of the officers and employees.
Until the transition committee is formed, an application must be made to the Minister for every authorization required under this section.
The transition committee may, at any time, approve a decision, collective agreement or contract of employment in respect of which an authorization is required under the first, second or third paragraph. The approval of the transition committee is deemed to be such an authorization.
2000, c. 56, Sch. II, s. 157; 2001, c. 25, s. 345.