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Part 1 - Summary and Explanation

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Summary and Explanation pdf icon PDF 70 KB

Part 2 - Articles of the Constitution

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Article 1 - The Constitution pdf icon PDF 50 KB

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Article 2 - Members of the Council pdf icon PDF 45 KB

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Article 3 - Citizens and the Council pdf icon PDF 40 KB

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Article 4 - The Full Council pdf icon PDF 52 KB

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Article 5 - Chairing the Council pdf icon PDF 35 KB

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Article 6 - The Scrutiny Function pdf icon PDF 46 KB

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Article 7 - The District Executive pdf icon PDF 46 KB

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Article 8 - Regulatory and Other Committees pdf icon PDF 45 KB

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Article 9 - The Standards Committee pdf icon PDF 69 KB

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Article 10 - Area Committees pdf icon PDF 46 KB

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Article 11 - Joint Arrangements pdf icon PDF 45 KB

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Article 12 - Officers pdf icon PDF 54 KB

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Article 13 - Decision Making pdf icon PDF 48 KB

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Article 14 - Finance, Contracts and Legal Matters pdf icon PDF 39 KB

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Article 15 - Review and Revision of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 37 KB

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Article 16 - Suspension, Interpretation and Publication of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 40 KB

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Schedule 1 - Description of Executive Arrangements pdf icon PDF 37 KB

Part 3 - Responsibility for Functions

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Responsibility for Functions pdf icon PDF 49 KB

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Section 1 - Decisions Reserved for Full Council pdf icon PDF 62 KB

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Section 2 - Local Choice Functions pdf icon PDF 47 KB

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Section 3 - Functions Which Cannot be the Responsibility of the District Executive pdf icon PDF 83 KB

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Section 4 - Executive Functions pdf icon PDF 133 KB

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Section 5 - Allocation of Overview and Scrutiny Functions pdf icon PDF 38 KB

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Section 6 - Schedule of Functions Delegated to Officers pdf icon PDF 223 KB

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Section 7 - Membership and Terms of Reference of Committees and Appeals Panel pdf icon PDF 99 KB

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Scheme of Delegation - Reference of Planning Applications to the Regulation Committee for Determination pdf icon PDF 78 KB

Part 4 - Rules of Procedure (Standing Orders)

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Council Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 114 KB

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General Standing Orders pdf icon PDF 96 KB

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Contracts Procedure Rules (Contract Standing Orders) pdf icon PDF 240 KB

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Access to Information Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 91 KB

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District Executive Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 53 KB

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Overview and Scrutiny Procedure pdf icon PDF 53 KB

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Human Resources Management Rules pdf icon PDF 130 KB

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Budget and Policy Framework Procedure pdf icon PDF 62 KB

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Financial Regulations pdf icon PDF 304 KB

Part 5 - Codes and Protocols

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Member Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 155 KB

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Code of Practice for Planning pdf icon PDF 64 KB

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Local Code of Best Practice for the Licensing Process pdf icon PDF 93 KB

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Public Participation at Committees pdf icon PDF 54 KB

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Consultation Protocol pdf icon PDF 64 KB

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Members' Profiles pdf icon PDF 66 KB

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Protocol on Member/Officer Relations pdf icon PDF 45 KB

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Guidance on Gifts and Hospitality pdf icon PDF 68 KB

Part 6 - Members' Allowances Scheme

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Members' Allowances and Expenses pdf icon PDF 81 KB

Part 7 - Management Structure

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Management Structure pdf icon PDF 47 KB

Part 8 - Petition Scheme

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Petition Scheme pdf icon PDF 325 KB