Corporate report

Home Office Science non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs): triennial review

Review of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD), Animals in Science Committee (ASC) and the National DNA Database Ethics Group (NDNADEG).


Triennial review of Home Office Science NDPBs

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In April 2011, Cabinet Office announced that all NDPBs still in existence following the reforms brought about by the Public Bodies Act 2011 would have to undergo a substantive review at least once every 3 years.

You can also read the Home Secretary’s statement announcing the report.

Published 20 July 2017