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Constitution
Thursday 22nd April, 2021

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Items
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PART ONE - SUMMARY AND EXPLANATION pdf icon PDF 5 KB

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Summary and Explanation pdf icon PDF 213 KB

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Glossary pdf icon PDF 304 KB

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PART TWO - CHAPTERS OF THE CONSTITUTION pdf icon PDF 4 KB

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Chapter 1 - The Constitution pdf icon PDF 182 KB

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Chapter 2 - Members of the Council pdf icon PDF 193 KB

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Chapter 3 - Citizens and the Council pdf icon PDF 185 KB

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Chapter 4 - The Council pdf icon PDF 228 KB

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Chapter 5 - Chairing the Council pdf icon PDF 175 KB

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Chapter 6 - Executive pdf icon PDF 207 KB

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Chapter 7 - Scrutiny Committee pdf icon PDF 226 KB

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Chapter 8 - Regulatory and Other Committees pdf icon PDF 180 KB

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Chapter 9 - Joint Arrangements and Working Groups pdf icon PDF 205 KB

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Chapter 10 - Officers pdf icon PDF 210 KB

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Chapter 11 - Decision Making pdf icon PDF 208 KB

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Chapter 12 - Finance, Contract Matters and Legal Matters pdf icon PDF 103 KB

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Chapter 13 - Review and Revision of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 88 KB

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Chapter 14 - Suspension, Interpretation and Publication of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 178 KB

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PART THREE - RESPONSIBILITY FOR FUNCTIONS pdf icon PDF 4 KB

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Responsibility for Local Choice Functions pdf icon PDF 111 KB

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Functions of Committees pdf icon PDF 609 KB

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Officers' Responsibility for Functions pdf icon PDF 407 KB

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Designation of Statutory and Proper Officers pdf icon PDF 316 KB

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Executive Portfolio Structure pdf icon PDF 119 KB

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PART FOUR - RULES OF PROCEDURE pdf icon PDF 4 KB

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Council Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 318 KB

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Access to Information Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 175 KB

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Budget and Policy Framework Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 252 KB

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Executive Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 168 KB

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Scrutiny Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 237 KB

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Officer Employment Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 190 KB

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Financial Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 371 KB

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Contract Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 366 KB

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PART FIVE - CODES AND PROTOCOLS pdf icon PDF 4 KB

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Members' Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 225 KB

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Officers' Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 253 KB

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Member/Officer Protocol pdf icon PDF 254 KB

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Head of Paid Service Protocol pdf icon PDF 116 KB

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Chief Financial Officer (Section 151 Officer) Protocol pdf icon PDF 123 KB

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Monitoring Officer Protocol pdf icon PDF 121 KB

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Media Protocol pdf icon PDF 139 KB

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Members' Planning Code of Good Practice pdf icon PDF 252 KB

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Gifts and Hospitality Code of Conduct for Members pdf icon PDF 226 KB

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PART SIX - MEMBERS' ALLOWANCES SCHEME pdf icon PDF 80 KB

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Members' Allowances Scheme pdf icon PDF 406 KB

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PART SEVEN - MANAGEMENT AND COUNCIL STRUCTURE pdf icon PDF 67 KB

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Council Structure pdf icon PDF 443 KB

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Management Structure pdf icon PDF 317 KB