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Academy of Science of South Africa, 2001 (Act No. 67 of 2001)

8. Committees of Academy


(1) The Council may establish one or more committees which may exercise such powers or perform such functions of the Academy as the Council may determine.


(2) A committee referred to in subsection (1) consists of such number of Members of the Academy and employees of the Academy, if any, as the Council may deem necessary, as well as other persons, and the Council may at any time dissolve or reconstitute a committee.

[Section 8(2) amended by section 8 of Act No. 16 of 2011]


(3) The Council must designate a member of the committee to be the chairperson thereof.


(4) The Council is not absolved from the performance of any function entrusted to any committee of the Council in terms of this section.