126.4. If the election or designation of a member pursuant to section 126.3 does not take place, the regional board shall make the apppointment within the following 30 days.
The invitation to the population for the purposes of the election held under section 135 shall be made jointly by the boards of directors of the institutions concerned.
Notwithstanding the first paragraph of section 149, the terms of office of the members of the first board of directors established pursuant to section 126.1 or 126.2 shall, for certain members, run only until the month of October or November of the year in which an election is held under section 135, and for the remaining members, until elections, designations and cooptations have taken place under sections 137 and 138.
From the thirtieth day following the day on which the cooptation referred to in section 138 is completed, the institutions concerned by a decision of the Minister made pursuant to section 126.1 or 126.2 shall cease to be administered by the boards of directors established pursuant to section 119 or 126, as the case may be, and shall begin to be administered by the first boards of directors established pursuant to section 126.1 or 126.2, as the case may be.
1996, c. 36, s. 2; 1998, c. 39, s. 41; 2001, c. 24, s. 10.