210.79. The Minister may order the consultation of the qualified voters of the applicant municipality.
The consultation shall be made by way of a referendum poll conducted in accordance with the Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities (chapter E-2.2).
The referendum poll shall be held on the date fixed by the Minister.
The question appearing on the ballot paper shall be as follows: “Are you in favour of the amendment proposal made by the Minister of Municipal Affairs, Sports and Recreation?”.
The statement of the final results of the poll must be transmitted to the Minister as soon as possible.
Expenses incurred by reason of the consultation shall be paid by the municipality.
1993, c. 65, s. 71; 1999, c. 43, s. 13; 2003, c. 19, s. 250.