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QUEBEC

5. For the purposes of this Act, a person residing in Québec means any person domiciled there, who meets the conditions prescribed by the regulations and is, as the case may be: (1) Canadian citizen;

(2) a permanent resident within the meaning of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canadian Statutes, 2001, chapter 27); 3 ° an Indian registered as such under the Indian Act (Revised Statutes of Canada (1985), chapter I-5); 4 ° a person to whom the competent authority has granted refugee status in Canada within the meaning of the Geneva Convention;

(5) one person belonging to any other category of persons determined by regulation. However, an unemancipated minor who is not already domiciled in Québec by virtue of article 80 of the Civil Code is deemed to be domiciled in Québec, when he is established there. A person does not become a resident of Québec until the time provided for by the regulations and under the conditions provided for therein, and ceases to be a resident as from the time provided for by the regulations and on the conditions provided for therein. 1970, c. 37, a. 4; 1971, c. 47, a. 4; 1973, c. 30, a. 3; 1977, c. 44, s. 3; 1979, c. 1, a. 4; 1989, c. 50, a. 4; 1999, c. 89, a. 4.

5.0.1. For the purposes of this Act, a person residing in Québec means any person who meets the conditions prescribed by the regulations, in the cases and from the time provided for therein. 1999, c. 89, a. Four. 5.0.2. A person loses his status as a person who remains in Québec from the time provided for by the regulations and under the conditions provided for therein. 1999, c. 89, a. Four.

5.1. A person who resides or remains in Québec and who is absent in the cases, conditions and circumstances provided for by the regulations, retains his status of person who resides or remains in Québec for the period indicated therein. 1989, c. 50, a. 5; 1999, c. 89, a. 5.

6. A person who leaves Quebec to settle in a province of Canada where there is an equivalent plan remains a person who resides in Quebec for the period determined by the regulations. 1970, c. 37, a. 5; 1971, c. 47, a. 5; 1989, c. 50, a. 6. 7. A person who leaves Québec to settle in another country ceases to be, at the time of his departure, a person residing in Québec.

A person who has the legal status of permanent resident in a country other than Canada is presumed not domiciled in Quebec unless he proves to the Régie that he is domiciled in Quebec and provides an affidavit to this effect. using the form provided for this purpose. by the Régie. 1970, c. 37, a. 6; 1971, c. 47, a. 6; 1979, c. 1, a. 5; 1989, c. 50, a. 7; 1999, c. 89, a. 6; 2016, c. 28, a. 2.

8. A person who settles in Quebec after having left a province where there is an equivalent plan becomes a person who resides in Quebec when he is no longer entitled to the benefits of that plan. 1970, c. 37, a. 7; 1971, c. 47, a. 7. 9. Anyone residing in Quebec or staying in Quebec must register with the Régie in accordance with the regulations.

The registration request is accompanied by the information and documents prescribed by the regulations. The Régie issues a health insurance card to the member. This card is valid for the period prescribed by the regulations. To obtain a new card, a person must re-register with the Régie. The health insurance card is the property of the Régie and its holder must return it to the Régie and stop presenting it to obtain the insured services if he is no longer a person residing in Quebec or staying in Quebec.

The Régie may send a notice to a holder indicating whether he is a person residing or staying in Québec. 1970, c. 37, a. 8; 1974, c. 40, a. 4; 1979, c. 1, a. 6; 1989, c. 50, a. 8; 1991, c. 42, a. 559; 1999, c. 89, a. 42; 1999, c. 89, a. 7; 2005, c. 32, a. 236; 2012, c. 23, a. 142.



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