2.1. The permit fees provided for in section 2 shall be indexed on 1 April of each year according to the rate of increase in the general Consumer Price Index for Canada for the period ending on 30 September of the preceding year, as determined by Statistics Canada. The fees 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 greater than $0.50.
The Minister shall inform the public, through the Gazette officielle du Québec or by such other means as he considers appropriate, of the indexing calculated under this section.
O.C. 1771-92, s. 2; O.C. 1620-95, s. 4.