38. Where an order instituting the holding of a general election is issued after the expiry of three months from publication of the list of electoral divisions in the Gazette officielle du Québec and before an enumeration conducted on the basis of the new electoral divisions, an enumeration shall be held during the election period.
The poll shall be held on the seventh Monday following the issue of the order if it is issued on a Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday; if the order is issued on another day, the poll shall be held on the eighth Monday.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, if the order is issued in the week preceding the annual enumeration, the latter enumeration shall be in lieu of the enumeration required during the election period and the election shall be held on the sixth Monday following the issue of the order.
If polling day falls on a holiday, the poll shall be held on the following day.
1979, c. 57, s. 38; 1984, c. 51, s. 560; 1985, c. 30, s. 145; 1987, c. 28, s. 18.