The Panel assumes overall responsibility for the policy, financing and administration of the Panel’s functions and for the functioning and operation of the Code. The Panel operates through a number of Committees and is directly responsible for those matters which are not dealt with through one of its Committees.

The Hearings Committee reviews decisions of the Executive.  It comprises the Panel Chair, at least one Deputy Chair, 10 Panel members appointed by Nominating Bodies and up to eight Panel members appointed by the Panel.

The Code Committee carries out the Rule-making functions of the Panel.  It comprises up to 12 Panel members appointed by the Panel.