66. The by-law comes into force on the day an opinion attesting that it is consistent with the aims and projects referred to in section 65 is served on the regional county municipality by the Minister, or, failing such notice, on the expiry of the period prescribed in the first paragraph of that section.
As soon as practicable after the coming into force of the by-law, the secretary-treasurer shall publish notice of the date of coming into force of the by-law in a newspaper circulated in the territory of the regional county municipality.
The secretary-treasurer shall, at the same time, transmit a certified copy of the by-law and notice to every municipality whose territory is comprised in that of the regional county municipality, to every regional county municipality whose territory is contiguous and, for registration purposes, to the Commission.
1979, c. 51, s. 66; 1996, c. 2, s. 43; 1996, c. 25, s. 26.