24. Where the applicant resides in a remote region
(1) the maximum annual level of his income, below which a person is financially eligible for gratuitous legal aid or contributory legal aid, as established in paragraph 1 of section 18 or in section 20, shall be increased by 20%; and
(2) each of the amounts appearing under the column «Income» in the table of section 21 shall be increased by 20%.
An applicant is a resident of a remote region if, upon submitting his application for legal aid, he has resided or, in the case of a legal person, has had its head office, for at least 6 consecutive months in any of the localities of Mistissini, Oujé-Bougoumou or Waswanipi or in a locality situated in any part of the territory of Québec extending north of the 51st degree of latitude, or in the territory of Côte-Nord extending east of Havre-Saint-Pierre to the eastern limit of Québec, including Île d’Anticosti, that is, in the urban agglomeration of Îles-de-la-Madeleine.
O.C. 1073-96, s. 24; O.C. 1454-97, s. 12; O.C. 1163-2018, s. 11.