7. Every family is entitled to a monthly allowance in respect of each child under six years of age giving entitlement to a family allowance.
The allowance granted shall be determined according to a scale of amounts established by regulation on the basis of one or both of the following factors:
(1) the number of children in the family who give entitlement to a family allowance;
(2) the rank of the child in whose respect the allowance is applied for.
The amount of the allowance shall be established monthly, on the basis of the factors provided in the second paragraph 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. 7; 1989, c. 4, s. 2.