11. The chairman and the vice-chairman of the Council are appointed for a term of four years.
However, if he ceases to be a member of the Council before the expiry of the four years, he ceases at the same time to be the chairman or vice-chairman.
For the purposes of the second paragraph, a person does not cease to be a member of the Council at the expiry of his term as a member of the council of a municipality if he is reelected at the election held at or after the expiry of his term, according as the member is a councillor or mayor, if, within the prescribed time, he makes the oath required of any elected person and if his reelection enables him to again become a member of the Council as the representative of the same municipality.
1979, c. 95, s. 31; 1983, c. 29, s. 2; 1987, c. 57, s. 775.