6.1. For the purposes of determining financial eligibility, the income and assets of the applicant and those of his spouse shall be taken into consideration.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, where the legal services are applied for in respect of a child or for his benefit, the following shall be taken into consideration:
(1) the child’s income and liquidities; and
(2) the income and the value of the assets, including property and liquidities, of the father or mother who has custody of the child or, as the case may be, those of the person referred to in section 2.