(1) The functions of the Executive Director are—
(a) to establish and maintain the Heritage Register; and
(b) to recommend to the Heritage Council the registration of any place or object in the Heritage Register; and
(c) to recommend to the Heritage Council the removal of places or objects from the Heritage Register, or the amendment of the Heritage Register; and
(d) to establish and maintain the Heritage Inventory; and
(e) to determine applications for permits and consents under this Act; and
(f) to make and publish—
(i) guidelines in relation to the nomination of places and objects, applications for permits, applications for consents, the assessment of applications, and the assessment of sites of archaeological value under this Act; and
(ii) forms and other materials relating to the nomination of places and objects, applications for permits, applications for consents, and reporting requirements under this Act; and
(g) to report to the Heritage Council on all actions or decisions taken by the Executive Director in relation to nominations for registration, permits and any other matters on which the Heritage Council requires a report; and
(h) to regulate the investigation and documentation of registered places and registered objects and other cultural heritage in the State; and
(i) to manage the enforcement of this Act; and
(j) to prepare World Heritage Strategy Plans; and
(k) to perform any other functions conferred on the Executive Director under this Act or any other Act.
(2) Subject to this Act, the Executive Director has the power to do all things necessary or convenient to be done for, in connection with or incidental to, the performance of the Executive Director's functions.