4.1. The amounts provided for in section 4 shall be increased on 1 April of each year on the basis of the rate of increase in the general Consumer Price Index for Canada for the 12-month period ending on 30 September of the preceding year, as determined by Statistics Canada.
The amounts indexed in the prescribed manner shall be reduced to the nearest dollar where they contain a fraction of a dollar less than $0.50; they shall be increased to the nearest dollar where they contain a fraction of a dollar equal to or greater than $0.50.
The Minister of Natural Resources and Wildlife shall inform the public, through the Gazette officielle du Québec and by such other means as the Minister may consider appropriate, of the indexing calculated under this section.
O.C. 271-92, s. 3; O.C. 1400-94, s. 4.