UK Accounting Glossary
An Ad Hoc Committee is a temporary committee formed for a specific task or objective and dissolved after the completion of the task or achievement of the objective.
An Ad hoc committee is a group of people assembled to address a specific issue.
An Ad Hoc Committee is a temporary committee formed for a specific task or objective and dissolved after the completion of the task or achievement of the committee’s objective.
They are typically formed for very specific situations and its members are usually not limited to a particular field of expertise or an academic branch.
These committees in effect, act as a temporary task force to deal with a particular problem or issue.
In business environments, ad hoc committees are normally assembled to tackle specific company issues like finances, production or marketing scenarios.
With the exception of standing committees, most committees are of the ad hoc variety.
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This glossary post was last updated: 27th August 2019.