16. The duties of the Minister are, in particular,
(1) to develop a program of examinations and to hold examinations for persons wishing to obtain a culler’s licence;
(2) to issue licences to persons deemed capable of performing the duties of culler;
(3) to hold examinations to verify, when it deems it expedient, the competence of holders of culler’s licences;
(4) to keep an up-to-date register of holders of culler’s licences.