19. Three or more syndicates, constituted or not under this Act, may concert in the study and defence of their economic, social and moral welfare, and for such purpose form a union or federation upon complying with the provisions of section 1 of this Act in so far as they are applicable. The petition for such purpose shall be accompanied by a resolution of each of the adhering syndicates.
The by-laws of the union or federation shall determine the rules by which the syndicates forming part thereof shall be represented in the administrative council or at the general meetings. Syndicates forming part of a union or federation shall not be liable for the debts of such union or federation.
R. S. 1964, c. 146, s. 18; 1972, c. 63, s. 1; 1999, c. 40, s. 312.