39.1. Not later than 1 December 2004 or any other date set by the Government, the city council shall report to the Minister of Municipal Affairs, Regions and Land Occupancy on the number of borough councillors each borough council should include, the division of the borough territories for the purposes of the first general election to be held after that of 4 November 2001, and the manner in which city councillors and borough councillors should be elected in that election.
To provide for the application of a proposal made by the city council in its report, the Government may, by order, make a rule derogating from a provision of this Charter, an Act for which the Minister of Municipal Affairs, Regions and Land Occupancy is responsible, a special Act that applies to the city or an instrument made under any of those Acts.
An order of the Government made under the second paragraph comes into force on the date of its publication in the Gazette officielle du Québec or on any later date indicated in the order.
2001, c. 25, s. 252; 2003, c. 19, s. 250; 2003, c. 28, s. 15; 2005, c. 28, s. 196; 2009, c. 26, s. 109.