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Constitution - Thursday, 4th July, 2019

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Items
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Part 1 - Summary and Explanation pdf icon PDF 62 KB

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Part 2 - Articles of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 6 KB

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Article 1 - The Constitution pdf icon PDF 16 KB

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Article 2 - Members of the Council pdf icon PDF 44 KB

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Article 3 - Citizens and the Council pdf icon PDF 18 KB

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Article 4 - The Full Council pdf icon PDF 50 KB

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Article 5 - Chairing the Council pdf icon PDF 17 KB

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Article 6 - Scrutiny Committee pdf icon PDF 44 KB

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Article 7 - The Executive (Cabinet) pdf icon PDF 88 KB

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Article 8 - Other Committees pdf icon PDF 14 KB

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Article 9 - Area Committees and Forums pdf icon PDF 53 KB

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Article 10 - Partnerships pdf icon PDF 52 KB

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Article 11 - Officers/Employees pdf icon PDF 52 KB

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Article 12 - Decision Making pdf icon PDF 23 KB

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Article 13 - Appointments to Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 15 KB

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Article 14 - Finance, Contracts and Legal Matters pdf icon PDF 40 KB

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Article 15 - Review and Revision of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 34 KB

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Article 16 - Suspension, Interpretation and Publication of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 38 KB

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Schedule 1 - Electoral Arrangements pdf icon PDF 47 KB

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Schedule 2 - Roles and Responsibilities of Members pdf icon PDF 77 KB

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Schedule 3 - Description of Executive Arrangements pdf icon PDF 15 KB

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Schedule 4 - List of Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 42 KB

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Schedule 5 - Public Petition Scheme pdf icon PDF 66 KB

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Part 3 - Responsibility for Functions pdf icon PDF 14 KB

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Responsibility for Local Choice Functions pdf icon PDF 40 KB

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Responsibility for Council Functions pdf icon PDF 70 KB

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Responsibility for Executive Functions pdf icon PDF 52 KB

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Scheme of Officer Delegation pdf icon PDF 300 KB

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Part 4 - Rules of Procedure pdf icon PDF 39 KB

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Council Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 79 KB

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Access to Information Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 94 KB

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Budget and Policy Framework Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 74 KB

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Cabinet Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 60 KB

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Scrutiny Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 72 KB

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Financial Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 122 KB

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Procurement Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 81 KB

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Officer Employment Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 44 KB

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Part 5 - Codes and Protocols pdf icon PDF 7 KB

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Code of Member Conduct pdf icon PDF 63 KB

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Local Code of Conduct for Members and Officers dealing with Planning Matters pdf icon PDF 82 KB

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Protocol for Councillors on Gifts and Hospitality pdf icon PDF 70 KB

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Officers' Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 62 KB

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Protocol on Member/Officer Relations pdf icon PDF 76 KB

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Code of Corporate Governance pdf icon PDF 58 KB

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Monitoring Officer Protocol pdf icon PDF 54 KB

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Part 6 - Members' Allowances Scheme pdf icon PDF 27 KB

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Part 7 - Management Structure pdf icon PDF 95 KB