14. Family assistance allowances shall be paid to the person who cares for the child, in the manner prescribed by regulation and in the following order of priority:
(1) the mother;
(2) the father or, if he consents thereto, his spouse.
If the child is cared for by none of the persons listed above, the allowances shall be paid to the person who provides for the child.
Where the person to whom the allowances are paid is not capable of administering them or does not use them for the welfare of the child or of his family, the Board may pay the allowances to another person it designates. The designated person shall administer the allowances according to the rules prescribed by regulation and shall, on request, render an account of his administration to the Board.
Subject to the first paragraph of section 12, the persons referred to in the preceding paragraphs must have or be deemed to have, within the meaning of the regulations, their principal residence in Québec in order to receive the allowances.
1973, c. 36, s. 13; 1986, c. 103, s. 5; 1989, c. 4, s. 2.