21.3. For the purposes of the second paragraph of section 63 of the Act respecting legal aid and the provision of certain other legal services (chapter A-14), an applicant who institutes or intends to institute a class action is financially eligible for gratuitous legal aid if the following 3 conditions are met:
(1) the applicant, in the case of a natural person, is financially eligible for gratuitous legal aid or, in the case of a legal person established for a private interest, a partnership or an association referred to in article 571 of the Code of Civil Procedure (chapter C-25.01), its annual income, within the meaning of section 9, does not exceed the level established in section 18 for a single person and the value of its assets, including property and liquidites, does not exceed $90,000;
(2) at least 50% of the members in the group that the applicant represents or intends to represent have made themselves known; and
(3) at least 50% of the members in the group who have made themselves known are financially eligible for gratuitous legal aid.