Central Bedfordshire Council Constitution

Central Bedfordshire Council Constitution

Contents of the Central Bedfordshire Council Constitution

Contents Page (18 KB)

Part A The Constitution

Part A1 - Summary (58 KB)
Part A2 - Purpose of the Constitution (47 KB)
Part A3 - Members of the Council (23 KB)
Part A4 - Citizens and the Council (88 KB)
Part A5 - Review and Revision of the Constitution (14 KB)
Part A6 - Suspension, Interpretation and Publication of the Constitution (52 KB)

Part B The Council

Part B1 - Functions of the Full Council (12 KB)
Part B2 - The Budget and Policy Framework (48 KB)
Part B3 - Budget and Policy Framework Procedure Rules (67 KB)
Part B4 - Chairing the Council (36 KB)
Part B5 - Full Council Procedure Rules (125 KB)
Part B6 - Local Choice Functions (49 KB)

Part C The Executive

Part C1 - Executive Arrangements (55 KB)
Part C2 - Key Decisions and the Forward Plan (18 KB)
Part C3 - Executive Functions (34 KB)
Part C4 - Executive Procedure Rules (75 KB)

Part D Overview and Scrutiny

Part D1 - Overview and Scrutiny Arrangements and Terms of Reference (81 KB)
Part D2 - Extract from the Overview and Scrutiny Procedure Rules (119 KB)

Part E Regulatory and Other Committees

Part E1 - Appointment of Committees (37 KB)
Part E2 - Committee Terms of Reference (120 KB)
Part E3 - Committee Procedure Rules (72 KB)

Part F Ethical Governance

Part F1 - The Council's Code of Conduct for Members (94 KB)
Part F2 - Arrangements for dealing with Standards Allegations under the Localism Act 2011 (41 KB)
Part F3 - Code of Conduct for Officers (67 KB)
Part F4 - Protocol for Member/Officer Relations (138 KB)
Part F5 - Monitoring Officer Protocols (65 KB)

Part G Decision Making and Access to Information

Part G1 - Decision Making (57 KB)
Part G2 - Access to Information (98 KB)

Part H Officers of the Council

Part H1 - Officers (74 KB)
Part H2 - Management Structure (9 KB)
Part H3 - Scheme of Delegation by the Council and by the Executive to Directors and Officers (269 KB)
Part H4 - Officer Employment Procedure Rules (36 KB)

Part I Finance, Contracts and Legal Matters

Part I1 - Finance, Contracts and Legal Matters (17 KB)
Part I2 - Code of Financial Governance (104 KB)
Part I3 - Code of Procurement Governance (39 KB)
Part I4 - Anti-Fraud Strategy (121 KB)

Part J Partnership Agreements

Part J1 - Area Committees and Forums (31 KB)
Part J2 - Joint Arrangements (111 KB)
Part J3 - Partnership Protocols (86 KB)

Part K - Scheme of Members' Allowances (67 KB)

Ethical Handbook (238 KB)

Glossary (53 KB)