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Commission Decision of 5 September 2008 setting up an advisory structure of Scientific Committees and experts in the field of consumer safety, public health and the environment and repealing Decision 2004/210/EC (Text with EEA relevance) (2008/721/EC)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. CHAPTER 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS

    1. Article 1.The advisory structure and its fields of competence

    2. Article 2.Mission

  3. CHAPTER 2 CONSTITUTION OF THE SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEES AND OF THE POOL

    1. Article 3.Appointment of the members of the Scientific Committees

    2. Article 4.Establishment of the Pool

    3. Article 5.Terms of office

  4. CHAPTER 3 FUNCTIONING OF THE ADVISORY STRUCTURE

    1. Article 6.Resort to the support of the Pool

    2. Article 7.Working groups

    3. Article 8.Participation of trainees

    4. Article 9.Special requirements

    5. Article 10.Election of the Chairs and Vice-Chairs

    6. Article 11.Coordination of the Scientific Committees

    7. Article 12.Rules of procedures

    8. Article 13.Voting rules

    9. Article 14.Diverging opinions, coordination and collaboration with other Community, national or international bodies

  5. CHAPTER 4 PRINCIPLES

    1. Article 15.Independence

    2. Article 16.Transparency

    3. Article 17.Confidentiality

  6. CHAPTER 5 FINAL PROVISIONS

    1. Article 18.Secretariat of the Commission’s Scientific Committees

    2. Article 19.Reimbursements and indemnities

    3. Article 20.Replacement of the Scientific Committees

    4. Article 21.Repeals

    1. ANNEX I

      FIELD OF COMPETENCE

      1. 1. Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety

      2. 2. Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks

      3. 3. The Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks...

    2. ANNEX II

      RULES OF PROCEDURES

      1. The common rules of procedures to be adopted by the...

      2. 1. coordination between the Scientific Committees

        1. (a) the designation of the Scientific Committee responsible on request for...

        2. (b) the adoption of joint opinions, rapid advice, memoranda and/or position...

        3. (c) the procedures for ensuring coordination between the Scientific Committees including...

      3. 2. decision procedures within the Committees

        1. (a) the election of the Chair and Vice-Chairs of the Scientific...

        2. (b) the procedures for the adoption of opinions:

        3. (c) the procedure for the provision of rapid advice when so...

        4. (d) the adoption of memoranda and position papers to draw the...

      4. 3. organisation of the scientific works

        1. (a) the creation and organisation of the working groups of the...

        2. (b) the association of scientific advisors from the Pool to the...

        3. (c) the appointment of Rapporteurs and the description of their tasks...

        4. (d) the format and content of scientific opinions and procedures for...

        5. (e) the organisation of, and participation in, meetings, thematic workshops, and...

        6. (f) the association of trainees;

      5. 4. obligations of the members of the Committee, the associated and...

        1. (a) the participation criteria and the conditions under which membership of...

        2. (b) the implementation of the confidentiality requirements laid down in Article...

        3. (c) the responsibilities and obligations of members, associated and other scientific...

        4. (d) the conditions and the procedure under which a member of...

      6. 5. relations with third parties

        1. (a) procedures for identifying, resolving or clarifying diverging opinions with Community,...

        2. (b) representation of a Scientific Committee in external activities, notably in...

        3. (c) the organisation of the stakeholder dialogue procedure, in particular the...

        4. (d) the publication of scientific opinions and other documents.

    3. ANNEX III

      INDEMNITIES

      1. 1. Members of the Scientific Committees, scientific advisors from the Pool...

      2. 2. Members of the Scientific Committees, scientific advisors from the Pool...

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