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Food Standards Act 1999

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Advisory committees for Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

1(1)This paragraph applies to any advisory committee established under section 5(1).

(2)Such a committee shall consist of—

(a)a chairman appointed by the appropriate authority from among the members of the Agency;

(b)such other persons as may be appointed by the appropriate authority, after consulting the Agency.

(3)No more than one member appointed under sub-paragraph (2)(b) may be a member of the Agency.

(4)The basic terms of reference of a committee to which this paragraph applies are to carry out the purpose mentioned in section 5(1); but the Agency may, with the approval of the appropriate authority, supplement the terms of reference of any such committee.

(5)In this paragraph “appropriate authority”, in relation to any committee, means the appropriate authority for the part of the United Kingdom for which the committee is established.

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