For the award year 2011-2012, this section reads as follows:
17. For the purpose of computing the contribution of the parents or sponsor, the applicable exemptions are as follows:
(1) $15,274, if the student’s parents live together or if the student’s sponsor is married or in a civil union;
(2) $12,931, if the student’s parents no longer live together, if one of the parents is deceased or if the student’s sponsor is neither married nor in a civil union;
(3) the lesser of $2,310 and 14% of the gross revenue within the meaning of the Taxation Act (chapter I-3) of the parent having the lower gross revenue, if both of the student’s parents have income;
(4) $2,444, if the student has a major functional deficiency within the meaning of section 47.
An exemption of $2,881 is granted for the student and for each other child of the parents or for each child of the sponsor who, being minor, is single and has no children or, being of full age, pursues full-time studies and is deemed to reside with his or her parents or sponsor within the meaning of section 31 or is deemed to receive a contribution from his or her parents or sponsor.