(1) The minister may appoint, in writing, up to 8 persons to the committee in accordance with subregulations (1A) and (1B).
(1A) Subject to subregulation (1B):
(a) to the extent reasonably practicable, membership of the committee is to represent the widest possible range of fields mentioned in subregulation (2); and
(b) each member of the committee must have expertise in at least one of those fields.
(1B) One member of the committee may have expertise in consumer health issues.
(2) For the purposes of subregulation (1A), the fields are as follows:
(a) complementary medical practice;
(b) manufacture of medicines;
(d) general medical practice in Australia;
(e) herbal medicine;
(g) nutrition and nutritional medicine;