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Hazardous Substances Act, 1973 (Act No. 15 of 1973)

Regulations to Provide for the Institution of a National Advisory Committee on Electronic Products

2. Establishment and composition of Committee



2.1 A Committee, to be known as the National Advisory Committee on Electronic Products, is hereby instituted and it may exercise the powers and shall carry out the duties assigned to it under these regulations.


2.2 The Committee shall consist of as many members as the Minister may determine and appoint from time to time.


2.3 The Minister shall appoint one member of the Committee Chairman and one member Vice-Chairman of the Committee.


2.4 While acting as Chairman, the Vice-Chairman shall have all the powers and carry out all the functions of the Chairman.


2.5 A Chairman or a Vice-Chairman of the Committee may vacate the office of Chairman or Vice-Chairman without such vacation having the effect of terminating his membership of the Committee.


2.6 The Committee may, at its discretion and with the approval of the Secretary, appoint subcommittees from among the members of the Committee or members of the Committee and persons who are not members of the Committee to investigate matters failing within the scope of the functions of the Committee and to furnish it with reports.


2.7 An officer of the Department shall act as Secretary for the Committee.