Quebec, Canada, local Agenda (setting) initiative [PAX] - To devide the territory of school board

General Typology

Instrument
Agenda (setting) initiative [PAX]
Location
Quebec, Canada
Political level
local
Local Name:
To devide the territory of school board
Normative Level:
statutory
Legally Binding:
no
Legally Defined:

117. At the request of a school board or of a majority of the electors living in that part of its territory affected by the request, the Government may, by order, divide the territory of that school board and either establish a new territory or annex part of its territory to that of another school board of the same category whose territory is contiguous and which consents thereto.
In the case of a division for the purpose of establishing a new territory, a new school board shall be established in the territory determined in the order.

References: Education Act; updated Feb.2016

Subject Matter:

To divide the territory of school board

Actors

Author:
Electors
Initiator:
Electors
Decision maker:
Government

Requirements

Number Of Signatures:
Majority of electors
Available Time:
No information in legal source
Geographical Quorum:
Legal source does not mention geographical quorum
Excluded Issues:
Other Formal Requirements:

Procedural Elements

Collection Mode:
Specify Collection Mode:
Interaction With Authorities:
Supervision And Support:
Transparency And Finance:

Practice

Archive:
Remarks:

Note: the text of law is unclear with respect on how to determine "majority of electors".