21.4. An applicant who institutes or intends to institute a class action and who does not meet the conditions of eligibility for gratuitous legal aid is financially eligible for contributory legal aid if the following 3 conditions are met:
(1) the applicant, in the case of a natural person, is financially eligible for gratuitous or contributory legal aid or, in the case of a legal person established for a private interest, a partnership, an association or another group not endowed with juridical personality referred to in article 571 of the Code of Civil Procedure (chapter C-25.01), it meets the conditions of eligibility for gratuitous legal aid applicable to that category of applicants under paragraph 1 of section 21.3 or the conditions of eligibility for contributory legal aid applicable to a single person under section 20;
(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 themlselves known are financially eligible for gratuitous or contributory legal aid.