15. If the council cannot be formed in accordance with the first paragraph of section 14, the Minister, at the request of the interested Cree or Naskapi community, may name a provisional administrator and fix his salary, which shall be paid by the municipality.
This administrator shall take the place of the council and the mayor of the municipality, and of any official or employee of the same whose appointment is provided for in this Act if the said official or employee has not already been appointed. His mandate shall terminate as soon as a council has been formed in accordance with the first paragraph of section 14.
1978, c. 88, s. 15; 1979, c. 25, s. 123; 1996, c. 2, s. 1019.