—(1) The Minister may make rules to carry out the purposes of this Act and, in particular but without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing powers, may make rules with respect to any of the following matters or for any of the following purposes:
the importation, use and control of poisons, and any precautionary measures relating thereto;
the manufacture of preparations containing poisons;
the sale, whether by wholesale or retail, or the supply of poisons, by or to any person or class of persons including —
regulating or restricting the sale or supply of poisons by persons licensed under this Act and prohibiting the sale of any specified poison or class of poisons by any class of such persons;
prohibiting the sale by retail of poisons included in the Poisons List except on a prescription duly signed by a medical practitioner, registered dentist or registered veterinary surgeon, and prescribing the form and regulating the use of prescriptions given for the purpose of rules made under this paragraph; and
dispensing with or relaxing with respect to any specified poison any of the provisions contained in this Act or in any rules made thereunder relating to the sale of poisons;
the storage, transport and labelling of poisons;
the containers in which poisons may be sold or supplied;
the addition to poisons of specified ingredients for the purpose of rendering them readily distinguishable as poisons;
the compounding and dispensing of poisons;
the period for which any books required to be kept for the purposes of this Act are to be preserved;
requiring persons in control of the manufacture of pharmaceutical preparations containing poisons to be registered pharmacists or persons possessing the prescribed qualification in chemistry;
prescribing the coverings, stoppers and fastenings of and the marks to be placed or made on, or on the coverings of, or on the labels affixed to, any vessel, bottle, case, package, box or other receptacle or container whatsoever in which any poison is kept, stored, sold or in any way dealt with;
providing exemption from the operation of this Act or of any rules made thereunder of such persons or classes of persons as may seem expedient;
prescribing the form of licences, registers and returns;
fixing fees and exempting any person or body of persons from the payment of such fees;
prescribing that any act or omission in contravention of any rule shall be an offence punishable by a fine not exceeding $5,000 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years or both.
(2) All rules made under this Act shall be published in the Gazette and shall be presented to Parliament as soon as possible after publication.
(3) If a resolution is passed pursuant to a motion notice whereof has been given for a sitting day not later than the first available sitting day of Parliament next after the expiry of 3 months from the date when the rules are so presented annulling the rules or any part thereof as from a specified date, the rules or such part thereof, as the case may be, shall thereupon become void as from the date but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done thereunder or to the making of new rules.