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Constitution
Thursday, 30th January 2020

Items
No. Item

Foreword pdf icon PDF 36 KB

Foreword

Part 1 - Summary and Explanation pdf icon PDF 70 KB

Part 2 - Articles of the Constitution

Article 1

The Constitution pdf icon PDF 38 KB

Article 2

Members of the Council pdf icon PDF 56 KB

Article 3

Citizens and the Council pdf icon PDF 43 KB

Article 4

The Full Council pdf icon PDF 50 KB

Article 5

Chairing the Council pdf icon PDF 45 KB

Article 6

Overview and Scrutiny Committee pdf icon PDF 45 KB

Article 7

The Leader and Cabinet pdf icon PDF 47 KB

Article 8

Regulatory and other Committees pdf icon PDF 51 KB

Article 9

Area Committees and Forums pdf icon PDF 34 KB

Article 10

Joint Arrangements pdf icon PDF 47 KB

Article 11

Officers pdf icon PDF 61 KB

Article 12

Decision Making pdf icon PDF 70 KB

Article 13

Finance, Contracts and Legal Matters pdf icon PDF 51 KB

Article 14

Review and Revision of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 39 KB

Article 15

Suspension, Interpretation and Publication of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 41 KB

Part 3 Responsibility for Functions

PART 3A

Introduction pdf icon PDF 42 KB

PART 3B

Council Functions pdf icon PDF 48 KB

PART 3C

Committee Functions pdf icon PDF 104 KB

PART 3D

Officer Non-Executive Functions pdf icon PDF 76 KB

PART 3E

Executive Functions pdf icon PDF 453 KB

Part 4 - Rules of Procedures

Council Procedure Rules (Covid-19) pdf icon PDF 437 KB

Council Procedure Rules

Budget and Policy Framework Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 56 KB

Budget and Policy Framework Procedure Rules

Financial Regulations pdf icon PDF 260 KB

Financial Regulations

Contract Rules pdf icon PDF 164 KB

Contract Rules

Cabinet Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 79 KB

Cabinet Procedure Rules

Overview and Scrutiny Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 85 KB

Overview and Scrutiny Procedure Rules

Access to Information Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 99 KB

Access to Information Procedure Rules

Arrangements for Dealing with Standards Allegations under the Localism Act 2011 pdf icon PDF 111 KB

Arrangements for dealing with standards allegations under the Localism Act

Officer Employment Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 58 KB

Officer Employment Procedure Rules

Part 5 - Codes and Protocols

Code of Corporate Governance pdf icon PDF 152 KB

Code of Governance

Councillor Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 61 KB

Councillor Code of Conduct

Declaring Interests Flowchart pdf icon PDF 55 KB

Declaring Interests Flowchart

Employee Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 88 KB

Employee Code of Conduct

Protocol on Councillor_Employee Relations pdf icon PDF 87 KB

Protocol on Councillor/Employee Relations

Monitoring Officer's Protocol pdf icon PDF 58 KB

Monitoring Officer’s Protocol

Protocol for the Independent Person pdf icon PDF 56 KB

Protocol for the Independent Person

Planning and Development - Code of Practice pdf icon PDF 261 KB

Planning and Development – Code of Practice

Probity in Licensing and Enforcement - Code of Practice pdf icon PDF 228 KB

Probity In Licensing and Enforcement - Code of Practice

Protocol on Recording at Meetings pdf icon PDF 52 KB

Protocol on Recording at Meetings

Petitions Scheme pdf icon PDF 87 KB

Petitions Scheme

Part 6 - Members' Allowance Scheme

Members' Scheme of Allowances pdf icon PDF 117 KB

Members’ Scheme of Allowances

Schedule 1 - Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 47 KB

Schedule 1 – Outside Bodies

Part 7 - Proper Officers and Scheme of Sub Delegation

Proper Officers pdf icon PDF 67 KB

Proper Officers

Scheme of Sub Delegation pdf icon PDF 156 KB

Scheme of Sub Delegation

Management Structure pdf icon PDF 35 KB

Management Structure

Appendices

Diagram of Committees pdf icon PDF 55 KB

Diagram of Committees

Size of Committees pdf icon PDF 41 KB

Size of Committees

Joint Committees and Working Groups pdf icon PDF 121 KB

Joint Committees and Working Groups

Glossary of Terms pdf icon PDF 106 KB

Glossary of Terms

Abbreviations and Acronyms pdf icon PDF 54 KB

Abbreviations and Acronyms

Gloucester City Ward Boundaries pdf icon PDF 833 KB

City of Gloucester Ward Boundaries