(1) The Minister, by order, may establish special advisory committees for the purpose of (a) advising the Minister on such matters in relation to the administration of this Act as are specified in the order; or(b) advising the Secretary on such matters arising in relation to the performance of his or her functions under this Act as are specified in the order.(2) An order (a) may specify the number of members of the special advisory committee to which it relates; and(b) subject to this section, may contain provisions (i) regulating the appointment of members of the committee; and(ii) regulating the proceedings of that committee; and(iii) giving the Secretary, or a person nominated by the Secretary, the right to attend meetings of that committee.(3) The members of a special advisory committee are appointed by the Minister and the Minister may appoint a member of the committee as its chairperson.(4) At a meeting of a special advisory committee, the chairperson or, if the chairperson is absent or there is no chairperson, another member present and chosen by the members present is to preside.(5) The chairperson or other member presiding at a meeting of a special advisory committee has a deliberative vote only and, in the event of an equality of votes on any matter before a meeting of the committee, the matter stands adjourned to the next meeting of the committee.(6) At any meeting of a special advisory committee, a quorum is constituted if at least half the total number of members of the committee is present.(7) Subject to this Act, the Minister may make arrangements to make available to a special advisory committee such accommodation and assistance as it may require.(8) The members of a special advisory committee are to be paid such travelling and other allowances as the Governor determines.