12. In addition to the powers provided in section 94 of the Professional Code, the Bureau may by regulation:
(a) fix the dues payable to the Order by candidates for practice of the profession;
(b) establish and administer a retirement fund for the members of the Order and organize group insurance plans for the optometrists;
(c) establish and administer a relief fund for needy optometrists, the assets of which shall be invested in accordance with article 981o of the Civil Code.