65. Within 60 days after receiving a copy of the by-law, the Minister shall give his opinion on the by-law as regards the aims that the Government, its ministers or mandataries, and public bodies are pursuing or intend to pursue in respect of land use development in the territory of the regional county municipality, including the land use plan provided for in section 21 of the Act respecting the lands in the public domain (chapter T-8.1), as well as the equipment, infrastructure and development projects they intend to carry out in the territory.
An opinion stating that the by-law is not consistent with such aims and projects must include reasons. In that case, the Minister may, in the opinion, request that the regional county municipality replace the by-law; he may also fix a time limit for the adoption of a replacement by-law.
The Minister shall serve the opinion on the regional county municipality. In the case provided for in the second paragraph, he shall transmit a copy of the opinion to every municipality whose territory is comprised in that of the regional county municipality.
1979, c. 51, s. 65; 1982, c. 2, s. 61; 1982, c. 63, s. 82; 1996, c. 25, s. 26.