29. Children and persons suffering from a functional impairment are exempted from the payment of any contribution.
The following persons are also exempted from the payment of any contribution:
(1) persons referred to in paragraph 1 of section 15 receiving 94% or more of the maximum amount of monthly guaranteed income supplement under the Old Age Security Act (R.S.C. 1985, c. O-9);
(2) persons to whom paragraph 2 or 3 of section 15 applies.
For the purposes of subparagraph 1 of the second paragraph, an amount received by a person as a monthly guaranteed income supplement under the Old Age Security Act and the maximum amount that may be paid in that respect must be determined without taking into account the amount that may be added to the amount of the supplement under section 12.1 or 22.1 of that Act.
1996, c. 32, s. 29; 1999, c. 37, s. 3; 2005, c. 40, s. 11; 2005, c. 15, s. 150; 2007, c. 17, s. 3; 2011, c. 34, s. 10.