131. Not later than 30 days after receiving copy of the by-law, the council of the municipality affected by the proposed annexation must transmit its opinion on the application for annexation.
The clerk or secretary-treasurer of the municipality shall transmit a certified copy of the resolution of the council to the annexing municipality.
Where the council disapproves the by-law within the time prescribed, the clerk or secretary-treasurer of the annexing municipality shall transmit a copy of the resolution to that effect to the Minister of Municipal Affairs, Regions and Land Occupancy. Where the council fails to vote on the by-law within the time prescribed, the clerk or secretary-treasurer shall draw up a certificate attesting the failure to vote and shall transmit a certified copy of the certificate to the Minister.
1988, c. 19, s. 131; 1993, c. 65, s. 36; 1999, c. 43, s. 13; 2003, c. 19, s. 250; 2005, c. 28, s. 196; 2009, c. 26, s. 109.