17.1. For the school year 1981-1982, the base amount is $695 at the kindergarten level, $1 025 at the elementary level and $1 465 at the secondary or high school level. At the college level, the amount is $1 930 for the general program, and for the vocational program the amount is
(1) $2 496 for biology technology;
(2) $1 965 for physics technology;
(3) $1 851 for humanities technology;
(4) $1 832 for management technology;
(5) $2 146 for arts.
The Government shall change those amounts every year before 1 May readjusting them according to the variations in the amount of the grants made for the same year and for the same level, to the school boards, the regional school boards, the Conseil scolaire de l’Île de Montréal and to the general and vocational colleges. For that purpose, however, the Government shall take no account of the variations in the amount of the grants made to the latter institutions for expenses inherent in the public system.