18. The registration of a resident of Québec with the Board shall be renewed by means of a notice of renewal in the manner prescribed in section 21.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, where a resident of Québec does not receive the notice of renewal or where that notice is not sent to the Board within 6 months following the expiry date of his health insurance card or, if the resident is a person referred to in paragraph 1 or 2 of section 2, he shall, to renew his registration, apply to be registered again in the manner prescribed in section 22.
O.C. 1470-92, s. 18; O.C. 552-2001, s. 12.