175. If the beneficiary of an orphan’s pension or disabled contributor’s child’s pension has not reached 18 years of age, the pension shall be paid to the person maintaining wholly or substantially the child or orphan or to the person designated by the Board.
For the purposes of the preceding paragraph, the contributor or, if he has died, the surviving spouse is presumed, in the absence of any evidence to the contrary, to be the person maintaining him wholly if the child resides with him.
1965 (1st sess.), c. 24, s. 184; 1972, c. 53, s. 55.