41. The erection, alteration of the boundaries or division of school municipalities cannot be granted until fifteen days after the last publication of the notice mentioned in section 40.
Notice thereof shall be published in the Gazette officielle du Québec. It shall take effect, for election purposes, on the 1st of June following the publication of the notice, and on the 1st of July for all other purposes unless the Government has fixed another date.
Nevertheless the erection of any school municipality composed entirely of territory not organized for school purposes, or the annexation of such territory shall take effect fifteen days after the publication of the notice unless the Government has fixed a later date.
R. S. 1964, c. 235, s. 51; 1971, c. 67, s. 14.