396. A party may apply for authorization if it undertakes, through its leader, to present candidates for at least one-third of the offices of councillor at any future general election.
However, in the case of a municipality whose regular elections are not general elections, the undertaking shall consist in presenting candidates for at least two-thirds of the offices of councillor open for nominations at every future regular election. For the application of sections 389 and 406 to such a municipality, the expression “general election” means a regular election.
1987, c. 57, s. 396; 1999, c. 25, s. 41.