(520 ILCS 5/1.4) (from Ch. 61, par. 1.4)
    Sec. 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 administrative rules.
    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.)