7.1 The general functions and areas of responsibility of the Council's Appeals Committee are to determine appeals or objections against decisions of the Council's Executive, Committees or officers in respect of the following:
a) appeals from the Chief Executive Officer or Directors of the Council under the Council's procedures relating to disciplinary action and unresolved grievances; and
b) such other statutory rights of appeal against determinations of Council as may be referred to the Committee by Council from time to time.
c) any criteria and in accordance with any procedures that Council and the relevant Committee might set, to hear and determine such appeals; and
d) no member sitting on the Committee when determining an appeal or objection if that member was present at a meeting of the Executive or a Committee that considered the matter about which the appeal or objection has been made.