146. The parents of the minority of students who are not declared eligible to receive instruction in the English language in a confessional or dissentient school board where the majority of the students are eligible thereto or, conversely, the parents of the minority of students who are declared eligible thereto in a confessional or dissentient school board where the majority of the students are not eligible thereto, are entitled, for each of the elementary and secondary levels, as the case may be, to elect, from among their own number, a representative to the council of commissioners who is not an employee of the school board if the number of students of the minority concerned is at least 200 or represents at least 5 % of the students enrolled in the schools of the school board.
The secretary general shall preside over the election of such a representative before the third Sunday in November. The election shall be held according to the rules established by the school board after consultation with the parents’ committee.
The elected representatives shall take office on the third Sunday in November. Their term of office shall be one year.
Within 35 days from taking office, the elected representatives shall swear before the director general, or the person designated by him, to fulfill their duties faithfully and to the best of their judgment and ability.
An entry of the oath shall be made in the Minutes of Proceedings of the school board.
1988, c. 84, s. 146; 1989, c. 36, s. 262; 1990, c. 8, s. 64.