(1) The Minister may authorise a council to do such things as may be necessary to cure an irregularity in the making or levying of a rate or charge.
(2) The Minister may declare, by order published in the Gazette, that a rate or charge that would otherwise be invalid because of a provision of this Part is taken to have been validly made from the time it purported to have been made. Such an order has effect according to its tenor.
(3) The Minister may not make such an order unless, in the Minister's opinion, the rate or charge concerned is invalid only because of a minor and technical breach of one or more of the provisions of this Part.
(4) The Minister may make such an order even though proceedings in relation to the validity have commenced.