3.04.04. The award must adjudge on the arbitration fees, that is, the expenses actually incurred by the Order for the holding of the arbitration. However, the total amount of the arbitration fees shall in no case exceed 15% of the amount which is the subject of the arbitration.
Where the account in dispute is upheld in whole or in part, or where a reimbursement is granted, the council of arbitration may add thereto interest and compensation calculated in accordance with articles 1618 and 1619 of the Civil Code from the date of the application for conciliation.
Where an agreement is reached between the parties before the award of the council is rendered, the latter shall nevertheless adjudge on the arbitration fees in accordance with this section.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. I-9, r. 8, s. 3.04.04; O.C. 822-95, s. 15.