—(1) The Minister may, after consulting with the Office, make rules —
for any purpose for which rules are required or authorised to be made under this Act;
for prescribing matters authorised or required by this Act to be prescribed;
for prescribing matters necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act; and
generally for regulating the practice and procedure of any proceedings or other matter before the Registrar.
(2) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), rules made under this section may make provision —
prescribing the manner of filing of applications or other documents;
requiring persons to make such statutory declarations as may be prescribed in support of any application, notice or request;
requiring and regulating the translation of documents and the filing and authentication of any translation;
relating to the service of documents;
authorising the rectification of irregularities of procedure;
prescribing the forms to be used for any purpose relating to the registration of a design or any other proceedings or matters before the Registrar;
requiring fees to be paid in connection with any proceedings or matters before the Registrar or in connection with the provision of any services by the Registry and prescribing those fees;
empowering the Registrar, in such cases as may be prescribed, to require a party to any proceedings before the Registrar to give security for costs, in relation to those proceedings or to proceedings on appeal, and providing for the consequences if security is not given;
regulating the mode of giving evidence in any proceedings before the Registrar and empowering the Registrar to compel the attendance of witnesses and the discovery and production of documents;
prescribing time limits for doing anything required to be done in connection with any proceedings or matters under this Act;
providing for the extension of any time limit so prescribed or specified by the Registrar, whether or not it has already expired;
providing for the publication of the practice directions issued by the Registrar;
providing for the publication of the forms to be used for any purpose relating to the registration of a design or any other proceedings or matters before the Registrar; and
providing for the publication and sale of documents by the Registry and of information about such documents.
(3) Rules made under this section may make different provisions for different cases.