55. The council shall fix, by by-law, the remuneration and allowance of its members. The by-law may grant remuneration and an allowance to the members of a committee who do not sit on the council of the Community. The remuneration and allowance are paid by the Community.
The remuneration may include, in addition to the base remuneration, an additional remuneration for the offices of chair and vice-chair of the council, of chair, vice-chair or member of the executive committee or of a committee and for any other position occupied by a member within a body of the Community.
The by-law may have effect retroactively to 1 January preceding its coming into force.
2000, c. 56, Sch. VI, s. 55; 2003, c. 19, s. 174.