278. Election proceedings may be recommenced only once.
Where a situation arises justifying the recommencement of the proceedings a second time, the returning officer shall notify the Minister of Municipal Affairs, Regions and Land Occupancy, who may then appoint an eligible person to the office concerned or order that the proceedings be recommenced according to the rules he determines. The person appointed by the Minister is deemed to have been elected and declared elected on the day of his appointment.
1987, c. 57, s. 278; 1999, c. 43, s. 13; 2003, c. 19, s. 250; 2005, c. 28, s. 196; 2009, c. 26, s. 109.