17. A regional council may, by by-law:
(a) create the necessary committees for the pursuit of its objects, including administrative committees;
(b) determine their composition, functions, duties and powers, their methods of business management, their rules of internal management and their financing;
(c) determine the mode of appointment, qualifications, functions, duties and powers, term of office and mode of dismissal of their members.
Such by-law must be submitted to the Minister for approval in writing.