Health Act 2004

Committees of Board

15.—(1) The Board may establish committees to provide assistance and advice to it in relation to the performance of its functions and may determine the membership and terms of reference of each committee.

(2) The Board may appoint to a committee persons who are not members of the Board but have special knowledge and experience related to the purposes of the committee.

(3) The appointment of a person to a committee is subject to such terms and conditions as may be determined—

(a) under section 16 , to the extent that they relate to remuneration and allowances, and

(b) by the Board, in any other case.

(4) The Board shall specify in writing the purpose and terms of reference of each committee.

(5) The acts of a committee are subject to confirmation by the Board, unless the Board dispenses with the necessity for confirmation.

(6) The Board may regulate the procedure of a committee but, subject to any such regulation, a committee may regulate its own procedure.

(7) The Board may at any time dissolve a committee established under this section.