Our definition of a Professional Body
A Professional Body is an organisation with individual members practicing a profession or occupation in which the organisation maintains an oversight of the knowledge, skills, conduct and practice of that profession or occupation.
In the case of a science Professional Body, the members of the professional body should be practicing science.
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