—(1) The Council may, with the approval of the Minister, make such rules as seem to it to be necessary or expedient for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Act.
(2) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), rules may be made for any of the purposes or with respect to any of the following matters:
matters relating to the general administration and the academic management of the Polytechnic including —
the qualifications necessary for admission to the Polytechnic, the courses of instruction to be provided for students at the Polytechnic, the duration and number of terms thereat and the award of certificates, diplomas and other academic qualifications; and
the grant of scholarships and studentships and the revocation of any such grant;
the establishment of a scheme or schemes for the payment of gratuities, provident fund or other superannuation benefits to such employees or classes of employees of the Polytechnic as the Council may determine, on their death or retirement from the service of the Polytechnic or on their otherwise leaving the service of the Polytechnic;
the regulation of the proceedings of the Council;
the regulation of the keeping and presentation of accounts and the audit of accounts;
the fees to be charged for courses of study and any other fees that may be levied by the Polytechnic;
the management of the library and laboratories and all other branches of activity of the Polytechnic not specifically provided for in this Act;
the constitution, powers and duties of any committee or board appointed under section 17(1);
the appointment, promotion, conduct, disciplinary control, dismissal and termination of service of the academic and administrative staff of the Polytechnic; and
the conduct and disciplinary control of students.
(3) All rules made under this section shall be published in the Gazette.