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Part 1 - Summary and Explanation

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Summary and Explanation pdf icon PDF 147 KB

Part 2 - Articles of the Constitution

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Article 1 - The Constitution pdf icon PDF 132 KB

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Article 2 - Members of the Council pdf icon PDF 117 KB

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Article 3 - Citizens and the Council pdf icon PDF 113 KB

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Article 4 - The Full Council pdf icon PDF 133 KB

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Article 5 - Chairing the Council pdf icon PDF 107 KB

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Article 6 - The Scrutiny Function pdf icon PDF 119 KB

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Article 7 - The District Executive pdf icon PDF 68 KB

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Article 8 - Regulatory and Other Committees pdf icon PDF 118 KB

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Article 9 - The Standards Committee pdf icon PDF 153 KB

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Article 10 - Area Committees pdf icon PDF 122 KB

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Article 11 - Joint Arrangements pdf icon PDF 118 KB

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Article 12 - Officers pdf icon PDF 129 KB

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Article 13 - Decision Making pdf icon PDF 121 KB

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Article 14 - Finance, Contracts and Legal Matters pdf icon PDF 111 KB

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Article 15 - Review and Revision of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 108 KB

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Article 16 - Suspension, Interpretation and Publication of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 112 KB

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Schedule 1 - Description of Executive Arrangements pdf icon PDF 62 KB

Part 3 - Responsibility for Functions

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Responsibility for Functions pdf icon PDF 83 KB

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Section 1 - Decisions Reserved for Full Council pdf icon PDF 119 KB

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Section 2 - Local Choice Functions pdf icon PDF 127 KB

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Section 3 - Functions Which Cannot be the Responsibility of the District Executive pdf icon PDF 149 KB

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Section 4 - Executive Functions pdf icon PDF 240 KB

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Section 5 - Allocation of Overview and Scrutiny Functions pdf icon PDF 64 KB

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Section 6 - Schedule of Functions Delegated to Officers pdf icon PDF 413 KB

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Section 7 - Membership and Terms of Reference of Committees and Appeals Panel pdf icon PDF 130 KB

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Scheme of Delegation - Reference of Planning Applications to the Regulation Committee for Determination pdf icon PDF 125 KB

Part 4 - Rules of Procedure (Standing Orders)

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Council Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 192 KB

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General Standing Orders pdf icon PDF 249 KB

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Contracts Procedure Rules (Contract Standing Orders) pdf icon PDF 408 KB

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Access to Information Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 171 KB

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District Executive Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 127 KB

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Overview and Scrutiny Procedure pdf icon PDF 74 KB

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Human Resources Management Rules pdf icon PDF 281 KB

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Budget and Policy Framework Procedure pdf icon PDF 80 KB

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Financial Regulations pdf icon PDF 578 KB

Part 5 - Codes and Protocols

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Member Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 457 KB

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Code of Practice for Planning pdf icon PDF 127 KB

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Local Code of Best Practice for the Licensing Process pdf icon PDF 146 KB

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Public Participation at Committees pdf icon PDF 84 KB

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Consultation Protocol pdf icon PDF 109 KB

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Members' Profiles pdf icon PDF 151 KB

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Protocol on Member/Officer Relations pdf icon PDF 69 KB

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Guidance on Gifts and Hospitality pdf icon PDF 149 KB

Part 6 - Members' Allowances Scheme

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Members' Allowances and Expenses pdf icon PDF 174 KB

Part 7 - Management Structure

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Management Structure pdf icon PDF 165 KB

Part 8 - Petition Scheme

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Petition Scheme pdf icon PDF 277 KB