National Health and Medical Research Council - Australian Health Ethics Committee

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The Australian Health Ethics Committee (AHEC) is a Principal Committee of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). Subsection 35(3) of the NHMRC Act provides that the functions of AHEC are: to advise the Council on ethical issues relating to health; and to develop and give the Council human research guidelines under subsection 10(2) of the NHMRC Act 1992; and any other functions conferred on the Committee in writing by the Minister after consulting the CEO; and any other functions conferred on the Committee by this Act, the regulations or any other law. Creation date - 26/11/2020 (for 2021-2024 triennium)

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory office holder, offices and committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    National Health and Medical Research Council Act 1992

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    15

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No, but noted in parent's annual report

  • Classification

    B. Secondary statutory structure

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    Level 1, 16 Marcus Clarke Street
    Canberra ACT 2601
    Australia

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