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Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (Transaction of Business and Procedures for the Scientific Committee and Scientific Panels) Regulations, 2016.

Country
Type of law
Regulation
Source

Abstract
These Regulations, consisting of 23 sections completed by five Schedules, specify the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (Transaction of Business and Procedures for the Scientific Committee and Scientific Panels). The Food Authority shall ensure high level of collective scientific competence and expertise to guarantee that the constitution of the Committee or the Panels reflects the diversity of scientific issues and approaches in India in order to fulfill the mandate of such scientific expertise. The term of the Scientific Committee and the Panel shall be for a period of three years from the date of notification of their constitution. No member shall be appointed to the same Committee or Panel for more than two consecutive terms, except for the reasons to be recorded in writing. The term of office of a member appointed to the Scientific Committee or the Scientific Panel on a date after its notification but before the expiry of its term, such member shall continue to remain the member of such committee or panel for the remaining term. Each Scientific Panel shall comprise of as many members as required but the total strength of a Panel shall not exceed eleven.
Schedules lay down the following issues: Format for Scientific Opinion; Declaration of Confidentiality; Declaration of Commitment; Annual Declaration of Interests; Specific Declaration of Interests.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
These Regulations enter into force on the day of their publication in the Official Gazette.
Notes
These Regulations supersede Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (Procedure of Scientific Committee and Scientific Panels) Regulations, 2010.
Repealed
No
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
Implements