53.7. Within 60 days of receiving the copy of the by-law amending the development plan, the Minister shall give his opinion on the amendment, taking into account 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 land use development projects which they intend to carry out in the territory.
If the opinion of the Minister states that the proposed amendment is not consistent with the such aims and projects, it must include reasons. In that case, the Minister may, in his opinion, require the regional county municipality to replace the 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 in the territory of the regional county municipality, and to the Commission for registration.
1990, c. 50, s. 2; 1993, c. 3, s. 27.