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Constitution - Wednesday, 21st April, 2021

Items
No. Item

The Council's Constitution pdf icon PDF 395 KB

Summary and Explanation

What’s in the Constitution

How the Council Operates

The Council’s Staff

Citizen’s Rights

Parts 1 and 2 - Articles of the Constitution

Article 1

The Constitution pdf icon PDF 144 KB

Article 2

Members of the Council pdf icon PDF 106 KB

Article 3

Citizens and the Council pdf icon PDF 316 KB

Article 4

The Council pdf icon PDF 316 KB

Article 5

Chairing the Council pdf icon PDF 298 KB

Article 6

Committees pdf icon PDF 203 KB

Article 7

Joint Arrangements pdf icon PDF 306 KB

Article 8

Officers pdf icon PDF 263 KB

Article 9

Decision Making pdf icon PDF 173 KB

Article 10

Finance, Contracts and Legal Matters pdf icon PDF 300 KB

Article 11

Review and Revision pdf icon PDF 209 KB

Article 12

Suspension, Interpretation and Publication pdf icon PDF 168 KB

Part 3 - Responsibility for Functions

Part 3 (1)

Powers and Duties of the Council and its committees pdf icon PDF 166 KB

Additional documents:

Part 3 (2)

Scheme of Delegation to Officers pdf icon PDF 765 KB

Part 3 (3)

Scheme of Delegation of Development Management and Countryside Matters pdf icon PDF 184 KB

Part 3 (4)

Corporate Structure Chart pdf icon PDF 180 KB

Part 3 (5)

Political Structure Chart pdf icon PDF 104 KB

Part 4 - Rules of Procedure

Part 4 (a)

Standing Orders pdf icon PDF 631 KB

Part 4 (b)

Addendum to Standing Orders pdf icon PDF 192 KB

Part 5 - Rules of Procedure

Part 5 (a)

Rules with regard to access to meetings and related documents of the Council pdf icon PDF 469 KB

Part 6 - Additional Documents

Part 6 (a)

Contract Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 411 KB

Part 6 (b)

Financial Regulations pdf icon PDF 578 KB

Part 6 (c)

Corporate Write Off Policy pdf icon PDF 108 KB

Part 7 - Codes and Protocols

Part 7 (a)

Code of Conduct for Members pdf icon PDF 621 KB

Part 7 (b)

Code of Conduct for Staff pdf icon PDF 241 KB

Part 7 (c)

Protocol for Member and Officer Relations pdf icon PDF 238 KB

Part 7 (d)

Whistleblowing Policy pdf icon PDF 228 KB

Part 7 (e)

Staff Disciplinary Procedure pdf icon PDF 132 KB

Part 7 (f)

Recruitment and Selection Policy pdf icon PDF 923 KB

Part 7 (g)

Scheme of Members Allowances pdf icon PDF 156 KB