61. When the dissentients have declared their intention to organize themselves as a corporation of school commissioners, in accordance with section 60, the former majority, which has become the minority, may at once declare itself dissentient, by giving notice to the Minister and to the chairman of the trustees or to their secretary. (Form 7).
The notice of dissent must, in such case, in order to have effect the same year, be served on or before the 15th of May.
On the third Sunday of November following, the new dissentients shall elect their school trustees. The persons elected shall remain in office until the date fixed for the election of school commissioners and trustees.
If the notice of dissent be not served before the 15th of May, the minority shall be governed by the school commissioners until it declares itself dissentient, as prescribed by sections 55 and following.
R. S. 1964, c. 235, s. 77; 1985, c. 8, s. 8; 1986, c. 10, s. 10.