United States Code
USC most recently checked for updates: Oct 31, 2020
The Secretary may, for any anticipated absence of a duly appointed Commissioner, designate an individual to serve as an Alternate Commissioner.
An Alternate Commissioner may exercise all powers and perform all duties of the Commissioner for whom the Alternate Commissioner is designated.
The Secretary shall appoint not more than 3 individuals to serve as the representatives of the United States on the Scientific Council, who shall each be known as a “United States Representative to the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization Scientific Council”.
The Secretary may, for any anticipated absence of a duly appointed Representative, designate an individual to serve as an Alternate Representative.
An Alternate Representative may exercise all powers and perform all duties of the Representative for whom the Alternate Representative is designated.
The Commissioners, Alternate Commissioners, Representatives, and Alternate Representatives may be accompanied at meetings of the Organization by experts and advisers.
The Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.) shall not apply to coordination and consultations under this subsection.