It shall be the policy of the Division of mental health services to have a sufficient number of research committees all over the state, so that each program has easy access to a committee.  Each committee's procedures shall be recorded and written records kept in a specially designated file.  The principal investigator and the research committee shall ensure that projects in progress are reviewed at least every three months or whenever a change in method is planned.  Each research committee is charged with furthering as well as monitoring any project.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑147;

Eff. February 1, 1976.