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Subsidiary Bodies



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This Section contains factual information about the Codex Alimentarius Commission, including a list of the Commission's Sessions and sessions of the Executive Committee.

The list of the Commission's Subsidiary Bodies gives the Terms of Reference of all Codex Committees established under Rule XI.1 of the Commission's Rules of Procedure. Each body (including the Commission and the Executive Committee) is also identified by its unique reference code used in all official correspondence. The meetings of each Committee are listed. The structure of the Commission's subsidiary bodies is shown diagrammatically on the inside back cover.

The countries and organizations which form the Commission's Membership are listed (as of September 2005). The Secretariat of the Joint FAO/WHO Food Standards Programme provides up-dated information on national Codex Contact Points at regular intervals, namely on its website:

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