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    Part 1 Summary and Explanation pdf icon PDF 145 KB

    Summary and Explanation.................

    The Council’s Constitution

    2.

    Part 2 Articles of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 395 KB

    Article 1 The Constitution………………………………………………….…….

    Article 2 Councillors………………………………………………….…………..

    Article 3 Residents and The Council……………………………….…...……

     Article 4 The Council……………………………………………………………...

    Article 5 Chairing The Council……………………………………………...…...

    Article 6 Overview and Scrutiny Committees…………..……………...

    Article 7 The Cabinet…………………………………………….………………

    Article 8 Planning And Other Committees………………..……………..

    Article 9 Panels and Forums……………………………….…………………

    Article 10 The Audit And Member Standards Committee……….….

    Article 11 Joint Arrangements………………………………………………

    Article 12 Officers………………………………………………………………..

    Article 13 Decision Making……………………………………………………

    Article 14 Finance, Contracts and Legal Matters………………….

    Article 15 Review and Revision of The Constitution……………….

    Article 16 Suspension, Interpretation and Publication of The Constitution

    Schedule 1 – Description of Cabinet Arrangements……….……                             

     

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    Part 3 Responsibility for Functions pdf icon PDF 139 KB

    Responsibility for Functions Index……………………………...................... 

    Section 1-Responsibility for Local Choice Functions……………....…

    Section 2-Responsibility for Council Functions……………...................

    Section 3-Responsibility for Cabinet Functions…………………………

    Scheme of Delegations to Officers………………………………………....

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    Part 4 Rules of Procedure pdf icon PDF 712 KB

    Standing Orders for Meetings …………………………………………..

    Access to Information Procedure Rules……………………………

    Budget and Policy Framework Procedure Rules………………..

    Cabinet Procedure Rules…………………………………………….……

    Overview and Scrutiny Procedure Rules…………………………...

    Financial Procedure Rules……………………………………………….

    Contract Procedure Rules……………………………………………….

    Employment Procedure Rules……………………………….….……….

    Recommended Periods for the Retention of Documents

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    Part 5 Codes and Protocols pdf icon PDF 130 KB

    Members’ Code of Conduct…………………………………………………

    Officers’ Code of Conduct……………………………………….…...........

    Protocol on Member/Officer Relations

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    Part 6 Members Allowance Scheme pdf icon PDF 63 KB

    7.

    Part 7 Governance Structure pdf icon PDF 38 KB

     

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