(1) The Minister may ¾
(a) delegate all or any of his powers and functions under this Act or the regulations (except this power of delegation); and
(b) vary or revoke a delegation given by him.
(2) A power or function delegated by the Minister may be exercised or performed by the delegate ¾
(a) in accordance with the instrument of delegation; and
(b) if the exercise of the power or the performance of the function is dependent upon the opinion, belief or state of mind of the Minister in relation to a matter ¾ upon the opinion, belief or state of mind of the delegate in relation to that matter.
(3) A delegation under this section does not prevent the exercise of a power or the performance of the function by the Minister.
(4) A copy of each instrument making, varying or revoking a delegation under this section shall be published in the Gazette.