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The Constitution - Part Two - Chapter 9 – Functions of the Standards Committee

The Audit and Governance Committee has determined that it will appoint a Standards Sub-Committee to discharge its functions relating to complaints about member conduct to assess written allegations that a member or co-opted member of the Council has failed or may have failed to comply with the Members' Code of Conduct in accordance with Chapter 7 Localism Act 2011 or any amendment or re-enactment thereof and to administer sanctions where appropriate.

Where referred by the Monitoring Officer to grant dispensations to members under section 33 of the Localism Act or any amendment or re-enactment thereof.

The Sub-Committee will comprise three members of the Audit and Governance Committee, ensure that it deals with its functions in a fair and proper manner having regard to the Council`s Code of Conduct, the relevant statutory provisions and the rules of natural justice.


Last Reviewed - March 2018


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