Adoption Act 2010


Committees of Authority.

101.— (1) The Authority may—

(a) establish one or more committees to provide assistance and advice to the Authority in relation to the performance of the Authority’s functions, and

(b) determine the membership and terms of reference of each committee.

(2) Each committee—

(a) shall be chaired by a member of the Authority,

(b) may include as members persons who are not members or employees of the Authority, and

(c) consists of the chairperson of the committee and the other persons, whether members of the Authority or not, who the Authority may appoint.

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

(4) At any time, the Authority may—

(a) dissolve any of the committees, or

(b) remove a member of any of the committees from his or her membership.