88.6. The sums which the Minister must pay shall be apportioned in proportion to the contributions collected, since the preceding payment, in each region described in Schedule A.
Every public transit authority whose territory is situated within a region other than that of Montréal and Québec shall receive the whole part attributable to its region.
The transit authorities whose territories are situated within the Montréal or Québec region shall share that part which is attributable to their region.
The Government shall prescribe, by regulation, the criterion of apportionment, among the transit authorities referred to in the third paragraph, of the part attributable to their region. Before submitting a draft regulation to the Government, the Minister shall consult the interested municipalities and transit authorities.
The conditions of payment established under section 88.5 may allow the successive use of provisional and final data for the purposes of the apportionment based on the criterion prescribed by the regulation and allow for any adjustments resulting from the difference between provisional data and final data.