The FINA SAC executes the process of swimwear approval according to the FINA Rules in force; it follows and studies the development of the swimwear.

The FINA SAC shall consist of 5 persons representing the five continents appointed by the Bureau. The members shall have knowledge about the sport equipment, of sport in general and the aquatics sport in particular. At least one of them shall also have knowledge in material science specifically in fabrics and/or polymers. At least one of the members of the committee shall have legal training and experience.

- The Bureau shall appoint one (1) of the members to be Chair.

- In principle the committee shall have a meeting at least once per year (upon submission of the swimwear for approval).