CONFIRMATION OF CHAIRMANSHIP OF CODEX COMMITTEES
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181. In accordance with the Rule IX. 10 of the Rules of Procedure, the Commission confirmed the chairmanship of the Codex Committees hosted by Member governments as presented in Appendix V.
182. The United Kingdom, as host government for the Codex Committee on Sugars, stated that this Committee had been adjourned sine die. However, it had been given certain work to perform by correspondence. The United Kingdom would attempt to complete this work by correspondence, supplemented by small ad hoc discussion groups if appropriate. Should it be necessary to reconvene the Committee, the Government of the United Kingdom would then have to confirm whether or not it would be able to continue to act as host government.
183. The Delegations of Argentina, India and others requested that Committee be reactivated and Argentina offered to be the host country if the United Kingdom would be unable to continue in that role.
184. The Delegation of Cuba informed the Commission that discussions had been held with the Government of Canada in relation to Cuba's wish to host the 27th Session of the Committee on Food Labelling in Havana 1999.