2. The fees exigible under section 1 shall be increased on 1 January of each year on the basis of the percentage increase in the general Consumer Price Index for Canada for the period ending on 30 September of the preceding year in relation to the 12 months of the year prior to the latter year, as determined by Statistics Canada pursuant to the Statistics Act (R.S.C. 1985, c. S-19). The increase shall take effect on 1 January.
The fees indexed in the prescribed manner shall be rounded off by increasing or reducing them to the nearest dollar.
The Board shall publish the result of the indexing carried out under this section in the Gazette officielle du Québec.