5. A person is a resident of Québec when he is lawfully entitled to be or remain in Canada, makes his home in Québec and is ordinarily present there, unless he is a tourist, a transient or a visitor there.
A person becomes a resident of Québec from the time prescribed by regulation and ceases to be a resident in the cases, conditions and circumstances prescribed by regulation.
However, a person who does not reside in Québec is deemed to be a resident of Québec in the cases, conditions and circumstances prescribed by regulation.
1970, c. 37, s. 4; 1971, c. 47, s. 4; 1973, c. 30, s. 3; 1977, c. 44, s. 3; 1979, c. 1, s. 4; 1989, c. 50, s. 4.