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S. 794(1) amended by No. 53/2011 s. 21(1).

    (1)     The Governor in Council may make regulations prescribing matters—

        (a)     required or permitted by this Act to be prescribed; or

        (b)     necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act.

    (2)     Without limiting subsection (1), the regulations may make provision for or with respect to the matters or things specified in Schedule 4.

S. 794(2A) inserted by No. 53/2011 s. 21(2).

    (2A)     Without limiting subsection (1) or (2), the regulations may make provision for securing, controlling or restricting any or all of the matters or things specified in Schedule 4.

    (3)     Regulations made under this Act

        (a)     may be of general or limited application;

        (b)     may differ according to differences in time, place or circumstances;

        (c)     may incorporate, adopt or apply wholly or partially or as amended by the regulations, the provisions of any document, standard, rule, specification or method formulated, issued, prescribed or published by any authority or body whether—

              (i)     as formulated, issued, prescribed or published at the time the regulation is made or at any time before the regulation is made; or

              (ii)     as published or amended from time to time;

S. 794(3)(d) amended by No. 53/2011 s. 21(3).

        (d)     may confer a discretionary authority or impose a duty on a specified person or a specified class of person;

S. 794(3)(e) inserted by No. 53/2011 s. 21(4).

        (e)     may provide in a specified case or class of case for the exemption of people or things from any of the provisions of the regulations, whether unconditionally or on specified conditions, and either wholly or to such an extent as is specified.

S. 794(3) renumbered as s. 794(4) by No. 53/2011 s. 21(5).

    (4)     A power conferred by this Act to make regulations providing for the imposition of fees may be exercised by providing for all or any of the following matters—

        (a)     specific fees;

        (b)     maximum or minimum fees;

        (c)     maximum and minimum fees;

        (d)     the payment of fees either generally or under specified conditions or in specified circumstances;

        (e)     the reduction, waiver or refund, in whole or in part, of the fees.

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