79.19.4. Within 60 days after receiving the copies of the by-law and of the resolution, the Minister shall give an opinion as to the consistency of the by-law with government policy directions.
The Minister shall notify the opinion to the regional county municipality and, if the by-law concerns part of the territory of a metropolitan community, to the metropolitan community. If the Minister is of the opinion that the by-law is not consistent with government policy directions, the opinion must include reasons and may include the Minister’s suggestions on how to ensure such consistency.
If the Minister fails to give an opinion within the time prescribed in the first paragraph, the by-law is deemed to be consistent with government policy directions.