—(1) The Minister may appoint a Controller of Work Passes who shall have such functions and powers as are conferred on him by this Act and such number of Deputy Controllers of Work Passes and Assistant Controllers of Work Passes as the Minister may think necessary to assist the Controller in the proper discharge of his functions.
(1A) The Deputy Controllers of Work Passes and the Assistant Controllers of Work Passes shall have and may exercise and perform all the powers, duties and functions of the Controller conferred by this Act (except the power of delegation conferred by subsection (3)), subject to such limitations as the Controller may think fit to impose.
(2) The Minister may appoint such number of employment inspectors as he may think fit for carrying out the purposes of this Act.
(3) The Controller may delegate the exercise of all or any of the functions or powers conferred on him by this Act (except the power of delegation conferred by this subsection) to one or more authorised officers, subject to such conditions or limitations as set out in this Act or as the Controller may specify in writing; and any reference in this Act to the Controller shall include a reference to such an authorised officer.
(4) For the purposes of this Act, an authorised officer may be given such title as the Minister may, by notification in the Gazette, specify.