(1) The committee's functions are, at the request of the Minister or Secretary, to provide advice and to make recommendations to the Minister or Secretary about one or more of the following matters:
(a) the safety, quality and efficacy of medicines, including in relation to pharmacovigilance;
(b) the entry of a medicine in the Register;
(c) the variation of an entry for a medicine in the Register;
(d) the continued retention of a medicine in, or the removal of a medicine from, the Register;
(e) risk assessment and risk management of medicines;
(f) any other matter (whether or not related to a medicine), including a matter related to standards.
(2) The Minister or Secretary may require the committee to give its advice to other persons or bodies.