9. Every person who is a resident or temporary resident of Québec must register with the Board in accordance with the regulations.
The information and documents prescribed by regulation shall accompany every application for registration.
The Board shall assign a unique identification number and issue a health insurance card to every person so registered. The card is valid for the length of time provided for by regulation. To obtain a new card a person must again register with the Board.
Every health insurance card is the property of the Board and its holder must return it to the Board and cease to present it to obtain insured services if he is no longer a resident or temporary resident of Québec.
The Board may address a notice to a holder informing him whether or not he is a resident or temporary resident of Québec.
1970, c. 37, s. 8; 1974, c. 40, s. 4; 1979, c. 1, s. 6; 1989, c. 50, s. 8; 1991, c. 42, s. 559; 1999, c. 89, s. 42; 1999, c. 89, s. 7; 2005, c. 32, s. 236.