On May 5, 2001, the Prime Minister issued Decision No. 63/2001 as to the establishment of the Lebanese National Consultative Committee on Ethics (LNCCE). The Committee included a president and eighteen members with backgrounds in science, sociology, philosophy, medicine, law and religion. The bylaws it drafted was approved by the Prime Minister on February 6, 2002.
Other decisions were subsequently issued bringing amendments to the committee membership; they are: