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IUBMB-IUPAC Joint Commission on Biochemical Nomenclature (JCBN)

Composition and Terms of Office

(i) There shall be a standing IUBMB-IUPAC Joint Commission on Biochemical Nomenclature, composed of eight Titular Members, one of whom shall serve as the Chairman and one as the Secretary, and up to eight Associate Members.

(ii) The Chairman and the Secretary shall each be appointed for a term of four years by the Presidents of the two Unions, subject to whatever ratification is imposed by Union Statutes and Bylaws. JCBN may propose names of persons suitably qualified for appointment.

(iii) Four of the Titular Members shall be appointed by IUBMB and four by IUPAC. JCBN may itself appoint Associate Members.

(iv) The Titular Members appointed by IUBMB shall also be Members of the Nomenclature Committee of IUBMB (NC-IUBMB).

(v) Candidates for Membership may be proposed by the Commission and shall be appointed by the respective Unions.

(vi) The periods of service of the Titular Members and of the Associate Members shall be in accordance with the Statutes and Bylaws of the appointing Union. The sum of the years of service as a Titular Member and as the Chairman or the Secretary shall not exceed ten years.

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