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Council Constitution
Friday, 13th July, 2018

Venue: Ryedale District Council

Items
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Version 3.13 July 2018

Part 1 - Summary and Explanation

1.

Summary and Explanation

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Part 2 - Articles of the Constitution

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Article 1 - The Constitution

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Article 2 - Members of the Council

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Article 3 - Citizens and the Council

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Article 4 - The Full Council

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Article 5 - Chairing the Council

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Article 6 - Overview and Scrutiny Committee

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Article 7 - The Policy and Resources Committee, the Planning Committee and the Licensing Committee

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Article 8 - The Overview and Scrutiny Committee acting as the Corporate Governance Standards Committee

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Article 9 - Area Committees and Forums

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Article 10 - Joint Arrangements

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Article 11 - Officers

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Article 12 - Decision Making

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Article 13 - Finance, Contracts and Legal Matters

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Article 14 - Review and Revision of the Constitution

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Article 15 - Suspension, Interpretation and Publication of the Constitution

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Schedule 1 - Description of Alternative Arrangements

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Part 3 - Responsibility for Functions

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Responsibility for Council Functions

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Terms of Reference - Planning Committee

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Terms of Reference - Licensing Committee

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Terms of Reference - Licensing Sub-Committee

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Terms of Reference - Policy and Resources Committee

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Terms of Reference - Overview and Scrutiny Committee

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Terms of Reference - Overview and Scrutiny Committee acting as Audit Committee

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Terms of Reference - Overview and Scrutiny Committee acting as Corporate Governance Standards Committee

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North Yorkshire Building Control Partnership Joint Committee

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North Yorkshire Procurement Partnership Joint Committee

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North Yorkshire Police and Crime Panel Joint Committee

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PATROL LAJC

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Scheme of Officer Delegation

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Part 4 - Rules of Procedure

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Meetings and Proceedings of Council

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Meetings and Proceedings of Committees

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Miscellaneous Matters

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Access to Information Procedure Rules

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Budget and Policy Framework Procedure Rules

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Overview and Scrutiny Procedure Rules

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Financial Procedure Rules

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Financial Standing Orders and Financial Regulations

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Contract Procedure Rules - to be read in conjunction with item 38

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Officer Employment Procedure Rules

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Part 5 - Codes and Protocols

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Members' Code of Conduct

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Officers' Code of Conduct

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Protocol for Member/Officer Relations

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Protocol on Attendance and Questioning at Overview and Scrutiny Committee

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Planning Code of Practice

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Protocol - Councillor Call for Action

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Petition Scheme

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48.

Guide to Blogging and Social Networking

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Part 6 - Members' Allowances Scheme

49.

Members' Allowances Scheme

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Part 7 - Management Structure

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Management Structure

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Version History

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