(1) The Governor may make any regulations not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act which may be necessary or convenient for carrying this Act into operation, or for facilitating the operation of this Act and of the Trust thereunder.
(1a) Without limiting the generality of subsection (1) the regulations may prescribe that a specified area outside Australia is, for the purposes of this Act, a special area on and after a specified date, or between specified dates which date or dates may be before or after the coming into operation of this Act and the regulations may prescribe that the area is, for the purposes of this Act, no longer a special area on and after a specified date.
(2) Such regulations may prescribe a penalty not exceeding $100 for the breach or omission of and duty imposed by those regulations.
[Section 17 amended by No. 113 of 1965 s. 8(1); No. 2 of 1970 s. 3.]
[The Schedule omitted under the Reprints Act 1984 s. 7(4)(e).]