4. Every family is entitled to a monthly family allowance in respect of each unmarried child under 18 years of age who has or is deemed to have, within the meaning of the regulations, his principal residence in Québec.
The allowance granted shall be determined according to a scale of amounts established by regulation on the basis of one or more of the following factors:
(1) the number of children in the family who give entitlement to a family allowance;
(2) the age of the child in whose respect the allowance is applied for;
(3) the rank of the child in the family.
The amount of the allowance shall be established monthly, on the basis of the prescribed factors as they stand on the last day of the month for which the allowance is payable, and the allowance shall be paid in the following month.
1973, c. 36, s. 4; 1974, c. 58, s. 1; 1976, c. 15, s. 1; 1977, c. 45, s. 1; 1977, c. 46, s. 1; 1979, c. 60, s. 1; 1981, c. 25, s. 7; 1989, c. 4, s. 2.