18.3. In any case other than those described in section 18.2, where one or several municipal courts have jurisdiction over the territory of one or several municipalities party to a joint application for the amalgamation of municipal territories filed under section 85 of the Act respecting municipal territorial organization (chapter O-9), the application must include, in accordance with the prescriptions of this Act, provisions relating to such municipal courts.
Where, pursuant to the application, a municipal court, established by one of the municipalities party to the application, is to have jurisdiction over the territory of the municipality resulting from the amalgamation, the said application must be accompanied, in particular, with an agreement providing for the extension of the jurisdiction of that municipal court over the territory of the municipality resulting from the amalgamation.
The clerk or the secretary-treasurer of the applicant municipality with the largest population shall, when forwarding the joint application for the amalgamation of municipal territories to the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Greater Montréal, send a copy of it to the Minister of Justice accompanied, where applicable, with any by-law or any agreement required by this Act.
No order relating to the municipal court may be made nor come into force before the order made pursuant to section 108 of the Act respecting municipal territorial organization.
1993, c. 62, s. 5; 1999, c. 43, s. 13.