The FINA Doping Panel shall consist of six persons. No two members of the Doping Panel shall be from the same country or Sport Country. Members of the Doping Panel shall serve for a period of four years, or until their successors are appointed.

Members shall nominate persons for consideration for appointment to the FINA Doping Panel who are known for their ability, their impartiality and their knowledge about the FINA Rules as well as their experience of sport in general and the Aquatic sports in particular. They shall also have legal training, experience and knowledge of doping matters.

Members of the FINA Doping Panel may be appointed for such number of successive terms as considered appropriate by the FINA Bureau.

The FINA Doping Panel shall conduct hearings and impose sanctions pursuant to FINA DC Rules.