300. Every vacancy, except a vacancy occurring among the positions held by members appointed by the Minister, shall be filled for the unexpired portion of the term of the member to be replaced.
If the unexpired portion of the term is one year or more, the position shall be filled by way of a by-election among the representatives of the sector concerned and, where required, the region concerned. If the unexpired portion of the term is less than one year, the board shall select the replacement from among the representatives concerned.
1998, c. 37, s. 300; 2002, c. 45, s. 441; 2004, c. 37, s. 71.