54. The chairman of the Conseil du trésor shall, each year, during the second or third week in March, table in the National Assembly a draft regulation fixing the salaries and salary scales for the current year.
If the National Assembly is not sitting during the second or third week in March, the chairman of the Conseil du trésor shall cause the draft to be published during those weeks in the Gazette officielle du Québec.
The draft regulation shall be accompanied with a notice that it will be submitted to the Government, for adoption with or without amendment, during the second or third week in April.
In no case may the draft regulation be submitted to the Government for adoption until the parties have been invited to a hearing on its content before a Parliamentary Committee.