Is the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) a ‘cabinet’ or a Council of Ministers?

Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) is a committee involving 2 to 3 ministers in respect of certain DPC proceedings. Its deliberations are a part of the Council of Ministers and are included in section 8(1)(i). Therefore, the records are liable for disclosure after the decision has been taken, and the matter is complete, or over.