17. (1) The Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, make rules for carrying out the purposes of this Order.
(2) In particular and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:-
(a) the appointment, jurisdiction, control and functions of passport authorities;
(b) the form and particulars of application for the issue or renewal of a passport or travel document or for endorsement on a passport or travel document and where the application is for the renewal, the time which it shall be made;
(c) the period for which passports and travel documents shall continue in force;
(d) the form in which and the conditions subject to which the different classes of passports and travel documents may be issued, renewed or varied;
(e) the fees payable in respect of any application for the issue or renewal of a passport or travel document or for varying any endorsement or making a fresh endorsement on passport or a travel document and the fees payable in respect of any appeal under this Order;
(f) the appointment of appellate authorities under Article 10, the jurisdiction of, and the procedure which may be followed by, such appellate authorities;
(g) the services (including the issue of a duplicate passport or travel document lost, damaged or destroyed) which may be rendered in relation to a passport or travel document and the fees therefore;
(h) any other matter which is to be or may be prescribed or in respect of which this Order makes no provision or makes insufficient provision and provision is, in the opinion of the Government, necessary for the proper implementation of the Order.