(520 ILCS 5/1.4)
(from Ch. 61, par. 1.4)
The Department is authorized to make rules and regulations for
carrying out, administering and enforcing the provisions of this Act. These
rules and regulations shall be called and hereinafter referred to as
Each rule shall be promulgated in accordance with the
Illinois Administrative Procedure Act.
A copy of any such rule, under the seal of the Department and
certified by the Director thereof shall be received in evidence in all
courts of this State with the same effect as the original.
Such rules, after becoming effective, shall be enforced in the same
manner as are any other provisions of this Act and violators thereof are
subject to the penalties set out in Section 3.5 of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 91-357, eff. 7-29-99.)