3. For the purposes of section 1.2 of the Act respecting legal aid and the provision of certain other legal services (chapter A-14), a child of full age attends an educational institution if he pursues in that institution, on a full-time basis, a program of secondary, college or university studies recognized by the Minister of Education, Recreation and Sports or the Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology.
(1) at the secondary level, being registered as a full-time student in a secondary school;
(2) at the college level, taking at least 4 courses or 180 periods during a session;
(3) at the university level, taking courses giving entitlement to 12 credits during a session.
A child of full age who attends an educational institution referred to in the first paragraph, who suffers from a major functional deficiency within the meaning of the regulation made under section 10 of the Act respecting financial assistance for education expenses (chapter A-13.3) and who, for that reason, pursues a program of study recognized by the Minister of Education, Recreation and Sports or the Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology on a part-time basis is deemed to pursue it on a full-time basis.
O.C. 1073-96, s. 3; S.Q. 2013, c. 28, s. 205.