24. A college may not charge tuition fees to a full-time student who is resident in Québec for the instruction the college provides within the scope of a program leading to a Diploma of College Studies or, in the cases and to the extent determined by the budgetary rules, within the scope of a program leading to an Attestation of College Studies.
A full-time student is a student registered for at least four courses in a program of college studies, for courses totalling at least 180 periods of instruction in such a program, or, in the cases determined by government regulation, for a lesser number of courses or for courses totalling a lesser number of periods. The status of a student shall be determined by the college,for each term, at the time the student registers for courses; the status shall be reviewed, if necessary, on the final date fixed by the Minister as the last day on which students may abandon courses without incurring a failing mark.
1966-67, c. 71, s. 24; 1978, c. 80, s. 1; 1983, c. 33, s. 58; 1984, c. 47, s. 30; 1993, c. 25, s. 18; 1997, c. 87, s. 16.