125.9. The Commission shall make a report to the Government containing a recommendation, with reasons, in relation to the amalgamation in respect of which the request has been made.
The Commission may also make a subsidiary recommendation, with reasons, in relation to any other amalgamation that concerns the territory of one or more local municipalities to which the request pertains.
The Commission may make a positive recommendation in relation to an amalgamation only if it has held a public hearing on the amalgamation.
The Commission shall transmit its report to the Minister.