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Constitution - Thursday 12th October 2023

Contact: Democratic Services 

Items
No. Item

1.

Front Page pdf icon PDF 93 KB

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PART 1 - Summary of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 113 KB

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PART 2 - Articles of the Constitution

2a

Article 1 - General and Purpose of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 168 KB

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Article 2 - Councillors pdf icon PDF 121 KB

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Article 3 - Citizens and the Council pdf icon PDF 23 KB

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Article 4 - The Full Council pdf icon PDF 94 KB

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Article 5 - Chairing the Council pdf icon PDF 19 KB

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Article 6 - Overview and Scrutiny Arrangements pdf icon PDF 104 KB

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Article 7 - The Cabinet pdf icon PDF 27 KB

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Article 8 - Non Executive Committees pdf icon PDF 6 KB

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Article 9 - The Standards Committee pdf icon PDF 102 KB

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Article 10 - Area Committees and Forums pdf icon PDF 5 KB

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Article 11 - Joint Arrangements pdf icon PDF 9 KB

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Article 12 - Officers pdf icon PDF 123 KB

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Article 13 - Decision Making pdf icon PDF 16 KB

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Article 14 - Finance, Contracts and Legal Matters pdf icon PDF 13 KB

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Article 15 - Monitoring and Review of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 12 KB

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Article 16 - Suspension, Interpretation and Publication of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 87 KB

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PART 3 - Responsibility for Functions

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Responsibility for Non-Executive Functions pdf icon PDF 167 KB

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Responsibility for Executive Functions pdf icon PDF 267 KB

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Responsibility for Local Choice Functions pdf icon PDF 91 KB

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Senior Leadership Team pdf icon PDF 20 KB

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General Powers Applicable to all Directors pdf icon PDF 21 KB

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Chief Executive pdf icon PDF 98 KB

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Executive Director Place pdf icon PDF 242 KB

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Executive Director Finance and Transformation pdf icon PDF 210 KB

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Service Director Resident and Neighbourhoods pdf icon PDF 372 KB

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Service Director Property Maintenance and Climate Change pdf icon PDF 121 KB

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Proper Officers pdf icon PDF 124 KB

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PART 4 - Rules of Procedure

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Council Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 188 KB

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Rules of General Application to all Committees and Petitions pdf icon PDF 71 KB

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Access to Information Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 133 KB

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Budget and Policy Framework Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 117 KB

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Cabinet Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 214 KB

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Overview and Scrutiny Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 302 KB

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Procedure for Planning Meetings pdf icon PDF 128 KB

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Financial Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 326 KB

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Contract Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 293 KB

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Officer Employment Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 111 KB

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PART 5 - Codes and Protocols

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Code of Conduct for Members pdf icon PDF 439 KB

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Register of Members' Interests pdf icon PDF 198 KB

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Officers' Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 109 KB

5d

Protocol on Member/Officer Relations pdf icon PDF 138 KB

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Openess of Local Government Bodies Regulations pdf icon PDF 33 KB

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PART 6 - Members' Allowances

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Members Allowances Scheme pdf icon PDF 205 KB