99. The Minister may enter on the list referred to in section 98 the names of persons proposed jointly by all associations recognized by order of the Government as being the most representative associations of municipal corporations, intermunicipal boards, policemen and firemen.
The associations referred to in the first paragraph shall send their joint proposals to the Minister not later than 90 days before the date of expiry of the list.
If there is not a sufficient number of joint proposals approved of by the Minister, the latter shall enter on the list the names he selects from among those appearing on the list referred to in section 77.
The list referred to in section 98 shall be valid for a period of five years. During this period, the Minister may amend the list after consulting the associations referred to in the first paragraph.
R. S. 1964, c. 141, s. 87; 1983, c. 22, s. 59; 1993, c. 6, s. 4.