Power to make rules
259. (1) The Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, make rules to carry out the purposes of this Chapter.
(2) In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may regulate the holding of surveys and may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:-
(a) the times and places at which, and the manner in which, surveys are to be held;
(b) the requirements as to construction, machinery, equipment and marking of subdivision load lines, which are to be fulfilled before a declaration of survey may be granted;
(c) survey of ships by two or more surveyors;
(d) the duties of the Surveyor making a survey, and where two or more Surveyors are employed, the respective duties of each of the Surveyors employed;
(e) the form in which the declarations of survey, Passenger Ship Safety Certificates, Special Trade Passenger Ship Certificates and Special Trade Passenger Ship Space Certificates under this Chapter are to be made, and the nature of the particulars which are to be stated therein; and
(f) the rates according to which the fees payable in respect of surveys are to be calculated.