—(1) The Minister may make regulations for any purpose for which regulations are required to be made under this Act and generally for carrying out the purposes and provisions of this Act.
(2) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), the Minister may make regulations for or with respect to all or any of the following matters:
the forms, fees and registers for the purposes of this Act;
the records of residents in, and the staff of, a home;
the obligations and duties of a licensee;
the requirements as to the number and qualifications of nursing and other staff in a home;
the apparatus, appliances, equipment and instruments to be provided and maintained in a home;
the facilities and services to be provided in a home;
empowering the Director to limit the number of persons of any description who may be received into any home for the aged and for enabling licensing of any such home to be made subject to the condition that persons shall not be received in the home in excess of the number fixed for the home in accordance with the regulations;
the minimum standards of accommodation, sanitation and other amenities in a home;
the cleanliness and hygiene in a home;
the safety and welfare of residents in a home;
the management, control, superintendence and care of a home;
the notification of events occurring in a home; and
the general conduct of a home.
(3) Regulations made under this section may —
prohibit the performance of specified acts without the consent of the Director;
authorise the Director to require or prohibit the performance of specified acts; and
require specified acts to be performed to the satisfaction of the Director.
(4) The Director may, by notice in writing to the licensee of a home, waive wholly, partly or conditionally the requirements of any regulations in respect of that home and may amend or withdraw the notice.