85.1. Where the review committee cannot accede to an application relating to the eligibility of a child for instruction in English but deems that proof of the existence of a serious situation has been made on family or humanitarian grounds, it shall make a report to the Minister of Education and transmit the child’s file to him. A copy of the report shall be sent to the person who made the application.
The production of the report shall interrupt the time allotted for contesting a decision under section 83.4 or suspend the proceeding, as the case may be, until the Minister has made a decision in the matter.
The Minister may certify eligible for instruction in English a child whose file is transmitted to him by the review committee under the first paragraph.
The Minister of Education shall indicate, in the report referred to in section 4 of the Act respecting the Ministère de l’Éducation (chapter M-15), the number of children certified eligible for instruction in English under the third paragraph and the grounds on which he certified them eligible.
1986, c. 46, s. 8; 1997, c. 43, s. 151.