Agenda

Constitution - Friday, 1st January, 2021

Contact: Governance Team  Email: governance@rutland.gov.uk

Note: Please note the Constitution is currently being updated, if you require any assistance please contact the Governance Team 

Items
No. Item

1.

Part 1 - Summary and Explanation pdf icon PDF 389 KB

A full index and overview of the Rutland County Council Constitution.

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Part 2 - Articles 1 to 15 pdf icon PDF 320 KB

The Articles of the Council set out the basic rules governing Council business. More detailed procedures, protocols and codes of practice are set out in Parts 4 and 5 of the Constitution.

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Part 3 - Scheme of Delegation pdf icon PDF 665 KB

This part of the Constitution sets out the responsibilities of the Council, those functions that the Council has reserved to itself, those elements that have been delegated to the Cabinet, general and specific delegations to officers.

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Part 4 - Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 1 MB

These Rules of Procedure set out the framework of how meetings are organised and conducted and provide a regulatory framework for financial and employment matters.

Additional documents:

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Part 5 - 1. Codes and Protocols - Introduction pdf icon PDF 144 KB

This part contains the Codes and Protocols that have been agreed and approved by the Council. They provide a framework for ensuring good practice and compliance with the law arising from individuals taking part in and carrying out duties in connection with Council, Cabinet and Scrutiny functions.

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Part 5 - 2. Codes and Protocols - Members Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 295 KB

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Part 5 - 3. Codes and Protocols - Officers Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 788 KB

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Part 5 - 4. Codes and Protocols - Counter Fraud Strategy pdf icon PDF 789 KB

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Part 5 - 5. Codes and Protocols - Whistleblowing Policy pdf icon PDF 520 KB

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Part 5 - 6. Codes and Protocols - Members and Officers Relations pdf icon PDF 279 KB

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Part 5 - 7. Codes and Protocols - Members Planning Code of Good Practice pdf icon PDF 517 KB

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Part 5 - 8. Codes and Protocols - Monitoring Officer pdf icon PDF 236 KB

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Part 5 - 9. Codes and Protocols - Scrutiny Function pdf icon PDF 157 KB

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Part 5 - 10. Codes and Protocols - School Governor pdf icon PDF 78 KB

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Part 5 - 11. Codes and Protocols - Petition Guidance pdf icon PDF 524 KB

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Part 6 - Members Scheme of Allowance pdf icon PDF 284 KB

This sets out the Allowance Scheme that is available to Members of the Council.

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Part 7 - Strategic Management Structure Chart pdf icon PDF 53 KB

This document sets out the officer management structure of the Council.

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Part 8 - Register of Members of the Executive pdf icon PDF 211 KB

This Part of the Constitution sets out the Councillors who are Members of the Executive (The Cabinet)

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Part 9 - Financial Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 920 KB

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Part 10 - Contract Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 332 KB