144. The metropolitan land use and development plan shall come into force on the day the Minister serves an opinion on the Community declaring that the plan is consistent with the aims and projects referred to in section 141 or, in the absence of an opinion, at the expiry of the period prescribed in that section. However, a plan which has been amended by the Government shall come into force on the date mentioned in the order made under section 143.
As soon as practicable after the coming into force of the plan, the secretary of the Community shall publish a notice of the date of coming into force of the plan in a newspaper circulated in the territory of the Community. The secretary shall transmit, at the same time, a certified true copy of the by-law to each local municipality whose territory is situated within the territory of the Community and, for registration purposes, to the Commission municipale du Québec.
2000, c. 34, s. 144; 2000, c. 56, s. 36.