357. The original of a by-law, to be authentic, shall be signed by the officer presiding over the council at the time of the passing of such by-law, and by the clerk.
In no case where this Act or any general law or special Act provides that a by-law must receive an approval may the by-law be published or come into force until it has received that approval. This paragraph applies, mutatismutandis, to every city or town municipality, even to those not contemplated in section 1, including the cities of Montréal and Québec.
In such a case, a certificate signed by the mayor and the clerk, attesting the date of each of the required approvals, must accompany and forms part of the original of such by-law.
R. S. 1964, c. 193, s. 386; 1968, c. 55, s. 108; 1982, c. 63, s. 127.