13. Any advice or recommendation referred to in section 12 shall be sent to the most senior officer and to the secretary of the municipal body by registered mail. The most senior officer and the secretary shall refer any advice or recommendation received to the council at its next regular sitting. If the advice or recommendation is sent to a municipal body other than a local municipality, the Minister shall send a copy to any local municipality with ties to the municipal body.
If the Minister so orders in the letter, the secretary shall publish the letter or, as applicable, a summary provided by the Minister, in the manner prescribed for the publication of the public notices of the municipal body or, if no publication rules exist, in the manner prescribed by the Minister.
For the purposes of this section,
“most senior officer” means, in the case of a local municipality, a regional county municipality or a metropolitan community and any other municipal body, the mayor, warden, or chair, respectively;
(1) in the case of a local municipality or a regional county municipality, the secretary-treasurer or the clerk; or
(2) in the case of a metropolitan community or any other municipal body, the secretary.
1984, c. 40, s. 13; 2010, c. 1, s. 46; I.N. 2016-01-01 (NCCP).