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You are here: Home / About The Council / Council And Democracy / Constitution / Pt1

The Constitution - Part One

The formal part of the Constitution which is divided into 16 Chapters that set out the basic rules governing the way that the Council operates.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Purpose and Interpretation of the Constitution

Chapter 2 - Members of the Council

Chapter 3 - Citizens and the Council

Chapter 4 - The Role of the Council

Chapter 5 - The Mayor and Deputy Mayor

Chapter 6 - The Executive

Chapter 7 - Overview and Scrutiny

Chapter 8 - Non-Executive (Regulatory) Functions

Chapter 9 - Audit and Governance Standards  Sub-Committee

Chapter 10 - The Council's Officers

Chapter 11 - Decision making

Chapter 12 - Joint arrangements

Chapter 13 - Legal, Financial and Contract Matters

Chapter 14 - Review and Revision of the Constitution

Chapter 15 - Interpreting the Constitution : Suspending the Constitution

Chapter 16 - Codes of Conduct

Appendix 1 - Roles of Members as Councillors

Appendix 2 - Role of Mayor

Appendix 3 - Role of Deputy Mayor

Appendix 4 - Role of Executive Leader

Appendix 5 - Role of an Executive Member

Appendix 5 (Annexe) - Executive Portfolios including Specific Service Responsibilities

Appendix 6 - Role of Chairman of Scrutiny Panels

Appendix 7 - Role of Chairman of Planning Committee

Appendix 8 - Role of Chairman of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Committee

Appendix 9 - Role of Chairman of Audit and Governance Committee

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