49. After the expiry of the delay, or after the holding of the inquiry contemplated in section 48, the Minister may recommend the approval of the petition by the Government, with such changes as he deems necessary and which are agreed to by the employers’ association and by the associations of employees whose representativeness is more than fifty per cent, and the adoption of the decree for such purpose.
The Minister may recommend amendments not approved by the associations contemplated in the first paragraph, to exempt another association of employees or the members of a sector of the employer’s association from the effect of a discriminatory clause or a clause affecting its members only and to which it has not consented.
In the case of refusal of a petition for juridical extension, the Minister shall give the reasons for his decision.
1968, c. 45, s. 16; 1973, c. 28, s. 10; 1975, c. 51, s. 8.