The Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations came into force on 5 August 2014. The Regulations require officers to produce written records of decisions they make.
The principal provisions relating to the recording of decisions by officers are:
A decision making officer must produce a written record of any decision which falls within what is paragraph 7(2) of the Regulations. Paragraph 7(2) provides a decision which falls within this paragraph if it would otherwise have been taken by the relevant local government body or committee but it has been delegated to an officer of that body either:
We have identified the express delegations to all officers. The express delegations are included in our Constitution under Part 3 - Responsibility for Functions.The delegations are to: