Agenda

Constitution
Wednesday, 21st October, 2009

Contact: Ian Willett - Assistant to the Chief Executive 

Items
No. Item

Part 1 - Summary and Explanation

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Summary and Explanation pdf icon PDF 122 KB

Part 2- Articles of the Constitution

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Articles of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 316 KB

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Article 1 - The Constitution pdf icon PDF 322 KB

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Article 2 - Members of the Council pdf icon PDF 326 KB

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Article 3 - Citizens and the Council pdf icon PDF 324 KB

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Article 4 - The Full Council pdf icon PDF 328 KB

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Article 5 - Chairing the Council pdf icon PDF 333 KB

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Article 6 - Overview and Scrutiny pdf icon PDF 330 KB

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Article 7 - The Executive pdf icon PDF 389 KB

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Article 8 - Regulatory and Other Committees pdf icon PDF 323 KB

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Article 9 - The Standards Committee pdf icon PDF 340 KB

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Article 10 - Area Committee and Forums pdf icon PDF 341 KB

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Article 11 - Audit and Governance Committee pdf icon PDF 340 KB

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Article 12 - Joint Arrangements pdf icon PDF 325 KB

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Article 13 - Officers pdf icon PDF 342 KB

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Article 14- Decision Making pdf icon PDF 332 KB

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Article 15 - Finance, Contracts and Legal Matters pdf icon PDF 328 KB

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Article 16 - Review and Revision of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 322 KB

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Article 17 - Suspension, Interpretation and Publication of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 319 KB

Part 3 - Responsibility for Functions

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Responsibility for Functions pdf icon PDF 6 KB

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Schedule of Council Functions pdf icon PDF 34 KB

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Terms of Reference of Regulatory Committees pdf icon PDF 54 KB

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Schedule of Responsibility for Executive Functions pdf icon PDF 32 KB

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Executive Portfolios/ Cabinet - Terms of Reference/ Cabinet Committees pdf icon PDF 197 KB

Additional documents:

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Schedules of Delegation pdf icon PDF 502 KB

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Part 4 - Rules of Procedure

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Council Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 191 KB

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Access to Information Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 203 KB

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Budget and Policy Framework Procedure Rules/ Virement Framework pdf icon PDF 254 KB

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Executive Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 118 KB

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Action in Emergency pdf icon PDF 80 KB

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Overview and Scrutiny Rules pdf icon PDF 316 KB

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Financial Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 11 KB

Additional documents:

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Contracts Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 288 KB

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Officer Employment Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 22 KB

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Operational Standing Orders - Non Executive Bodies inc Public pdf icon PDF 105 KB

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Speaking at Planning Meetings and Petitions Procedure pdf icon PDF 158 KB

Part 5 - Codes and Protocols

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Members' Charter pdf icon PDF 209 KB

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Members' Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 228 KB

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Officers' Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 525 KB

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Protocol on Allocation of Chairmanships and Vice-Chairmanships and Outside Organisation Places pdf icon PDF 166 KB

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Convention Relating to the Management of the District Council and on Relationships between Political Groups and Officers pdf icon PDF 83 KB

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Planning Protocol pdf icon PDF 246 KB

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Guidance on Gifts and Hospitality pdf icon PDF 103 KB

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Code of Practice on Local Authority Publicity pdf icon PDF 116 KB

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Officer Support Arrangements pdf icon PDF 462 KB

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Corporate Enforcement Policy pdf icon PDF 487 KB

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Corporate Governance Code pdf icon PDF 487 KB

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Local Charter with Parish and Town Councils pdf icon PDF 637 KB

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Protocol on Partnerships and Other External Organisations pdf icon PDF 207 KB

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Protocol on the Use of Member Facilities pdf icon PDF 106 KB

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Guidance on the Use of IT by Councillors pdf icon PDF 83 KB

Part 6 - Members' Allowances Scheme

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Members' Allowances Scheme pdf icon PDF 48 KB

Additional documents:

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Details of Interim Scheme and Independent Remuneration Panel - Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 166 KB

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Member Role Accountability Statements pdf icon PDF 214 KB

Part 7 - Management Structure

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Management Structure pdf icon PDF 15 KB

Part 8 - Index

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Index pdf icon PDF 413 KB