112. The council may, by the vote of the absolute majority of its members, appoint a director general and fix his salary.
If the council does not appoint a director general, it may designate an officer or employee of the municipality to perform the duties of a director general.
The council may also appoint an assistant director general who shall replace the director general if he is absent or if he is unable or refuses to act or if the office of director general is vacant. If no assistant director general is appointed, the council may designate an officer or employee of the municipality to perform the duties of an assistant director general.
Where the council appoints more than one assistant director general or designates several officers or employees to perform the duties of assistant director general, it shall establish their respective competence so as to determine who shall replace the director general in any of the cases contemplated in the third paragraph.
R. S. 1964, c. 193, s. 108; 1968, c. 55, s. 34; 1983, c. 57, s. 50.