18. A parent whose application has been granted is eligible for or exempted from the reduced contribution, as the case may be, as of the date on which the childcare begins, which cannot be prior to the date of the decision.
However, if the childcare provider is a home childcare provider, the decision takes effect on the date on which the childcare is provided, which cannot be more than 10 days prior to the date of the decision.
O.C. 583-2006, s. 18; O.C. 850-2008, s. 11.