—(1) The Minister may make regulations for any purpose for which regulations may be made under this Act, for prescribing anything which may be prescribed and generally for carrying out the provisions of this Act.
(2) Regulations made under subsection (1) may —
prescribe the penalties for any contravention of any provision of any regulation, except that —
in the case of an offence, no such penalty shall exceed a fine of $15,000 or imprisonment for a term of 12 months or both; or
in the case of a prescribed infringement, no such penalty shall exceed a financial penalty of $15,000;
prescribe such fees or charges as may be necessary for the purposes of this Act, including the fees to be paid in respect of any appeal lodged under this Act;
the categories of work passes;
the period for which any work pass may be issued, renewed or reinstated;
the criteria for the issuance, renewal or reinstatement of any work pass; and
any condition (including any regulatory condition) subject to which an in-principle approval may be issued, or a work pass may be issued, renewed or reinstated;
provide for the taking and recording of any personal identifier of any person —
who applies for or has been issued with a work pass; or
who is suspected of committing an offence under this Act;
provide for the use of any mechanical, electrical or other form of device or system for the taking or recording of all or any of the personal identifiers;
provide for the collation of any personal identifier taken or recorded pursuant to regulations made under paragraph (d) and the dissemination thereof to the police and to any other law enforcement agency authorised by the Controller to receive it;
provide for any matter relating to the release of any arrested person on any bail or bond under section 21(4);
provide for any matter relating to the security to be furnished by or in respect of any foreigner issued with a work pass or any group or class of such foreigners, including the circumstances and the conditions under which the amount of the security may be varied or the security may be forfeited;
prescribe the procedure in respect of any proceedings or any matter or thing to be done under this Act.
(3) All such regulations shall be presented to Parliament as soon as possible after publication in the Gazette.