272.8. Once the space requirement plan has been approved or refused by the municipalities, the school service centre shall submit it to the Minister for approval. To that end, the school service centre shall inform the Minister of whether the plan was approved or refused by the municipalities and, if it was refused, the reasons for the refusal. It shall also send the Minister the opinions received from the municipalities with respect to the draft plan and indicate, if applicable, the amendments made to the plan to take those opinions into account.
The Minister may require that the school service centre amend its plan and order that the local municipalities referred to in section 272.6 be consulted on such amendments.
The Minister shall approve the plan after consulting with the Minister of Municipal Affairs, Regions and Land Occupancy and any other minister concerned.