Environmental Protection Act 1990

Sections 140 and 142.

SCHEDULE 12E+W+S+N.I. Injurious or Hazardous Substances: Advisory Committee

1The Secretary of State shall appoint the members of the committee, and shall appoint one of those members to be chairman.E+W+S+N.I.

2The committee shall include persons who appear to the Secretary of State to be representative of—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)persons engaged in carrying on industrial or commercial undertakings;

(b)persons having scientific knowledge of matters concerning pollution of the environment;

(c)bodies concerned with the protection or improvement of the environment; and

(d)bodies concerned with the protection of persons using substances or articles subject to regulation under section 140 or 142 of this Act.

3The Secretary of State may make provision by regulations with respect to the terms on which members of the committee are to hold and vacate office, including the terms on which any person appointed as chairman is to hold and vacate office as chairman.E+W+S+N.I.

4The Secretary of State shall provide the committee with such services and other facilities as appear to him to be necessary or expedient for the proper performance of the committee’s functions.E+W+S+N.I.

5The Secretary of State may pay to the members of the committee such remuneration (if any) and such allowances as may be determined by the Secretary of State with the consent of the Treasury.E+W+S+N.I.