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Scientific committee on Toxicity, Ecotoxicity and the Environment

Rules of procedures

Art 8 § 2 and 3 of Commission Decision 97/579/EC of 23 July 1997 setting up Scientific Committees in the field of consumer health and food safety require that each Scientific Committee adopt rules of procedure.

These rules of procedureshall ensure that the Scientific Committees perform their tasks as they are laid down in Art 2 of the Commission Decision in the best possible way, in compliance with the principles of excellence, independence and transparency, while respecting the legitimate requirements of commercial confidentiality. In particular, they shall ensure close co-operation with the other Scientific Committees and with the Scientific Steering Committee.