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Constitution
Monday, 7th July, 2008

Items
No. Item

1.

Summary and Explanation pdf icon PDF 38 KB

2.

Articles of the Constitution

Article 1 - The Constitution including the Mission Statement and Corporate Objectives pdf icon PDF 25 KB

Article 2 - Members of the Council pdf icon PDF 17 KB

Article 3 - Citizens and the Council pdf icon PDF 16 KB

Article 4 - The Full Council & Policy Framework pdf icon PDF 23 KB

Article 5 - The Mayoralty pdf icon PDF 14 KB

Article 6 - Overview and Scrutiny Committees pdf icon PDF 46 KB

Article 7 - The Cabinet pdf icon PDF 19 KB

Article 8 - Regulatory and other Committees pdf icon PDF 31 KB

Article 9 - The Standards Committee pdf icon PDF 29 KB

Article 10 - Area Committees pdf icon PDF 21 KB

Article 11 - Joint Arrangements pdf icon PDF 33 KB

Article 12 - Officers pdf icon PDF 31 KB

Article 13 - Decision Making pdf icon PDF 27 KB

Article 14 - Finance, Contracts and Legal Matters pdf icon PDF 18 KB

Article 15 - Review and Revision of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 13 KB

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

3.

Responsibility for Functions

3.1 Explanatory Note pdf icon PDF 16 KB

3.2 Functions of the Full Council pdf icon PDF 10 KB

3.3 Functions of the Committees, Sub Committees and Panels pdf icon PDF 19 KB

3.4 Cabinet Functions pdf icon PDF 17 KB

3.5 Local Choice Functions pdf icon PDF 36 KB

Schedule 1 - Local Choice Functions pdf icon PDF 18 KB

Schedule 2 - Individual Cabinet Member Delegation Scheme pdf icon PDF 37 KB

Schedule 3 - Scheme of Delegation to Officers pdf icon PDF 96 KB

Schedule 4 - Proper Officer Appointments pdf icon PDF 29 KB

4.

Rules of Procedure

4.1 Council Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 76 KB

4.2 Access to Information Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 46 KB

4.3 Budget and Policy Framework Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 30 KB

4.4 Additional Cabinet Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 25 KB

4.5 Additional Area Committee Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 25 KB

4.6 Additional Overview and Scrutiny Committee Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 31 KB

4.7 Financial & Contract Procedure Rules

Section I - Financial Regulations pdf icon PDF 83 KB

Section II - Financial Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 220 KB

Section III - Contract Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 138 KB

Section IV - Officer Employment Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 45 KB

5.

Codes and Protocols

5.1 Members' Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 48 KB

5.2 Officers' Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 84 KB

5.3 Protocol on Member/Officer Relations pdf icon PDF 33 KB

5.4 Monitoring Officer Protocol pdf icon PDF 111 KB

5.5 Irregularity Response Plan pdf icon PDF 53 KB

6.

Members' Allowances pdf icon PDF 19 KB

7.

Management Structure pdf icon PDF 57 KB