Information

current version, Constitution - Wednesday, 14th February, 2024

Contact: Kate Critchel, Senior Democratic Services Officer  Email: kate.critchel@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Items
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Part 1 - Summary and Articles

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Summary and explanation pdf icon PDF 117 KB

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Article 1 The Constitution pdf icon PDF 86 KB

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Article 2 Members of the Council pdf icon PDF 102 KB

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Article 3 - The Public and Members of the Council pdf icon PDF 88 KB

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Article 4 The Full Council pdf icon PDF 117 KB

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Article 5 Chairing the Council pdf icon PDF 80 KB

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Article 6 The Executive pdf icon PDF 187 KB

Additional documents:

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Article 7 Overview and Scrutiny Committee pdf icon PDF 135 KB

Additional documents:

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Article 8 Committees and Board pdf icon PDF 337 KB

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Article 9 Standards pdf icon PDF 79 KB

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Article 10 Community Engagement pdf icon PDF 74 KB

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Article 11 Other Arrangements pdf icon PDF 366 KB

Additional documents:

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Article 12 Officers pdf icon PDF 90 KB

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Article 13 Decision Making pdf icon PDF 115 KB

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Article 14 Finance, Contract and Legal Matters pdf icon PDF 90 KB

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Article 15 Review and Revision of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 93 KB

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Article 16 Suspension, Interpretation and Publication of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 107 KB

Part 2 - Rule of Procedure

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Council and Committee Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 267 KB

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Petition Scheme pdf icon PDF 77 KB

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Access to Information Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 154 KB

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Budget and Policy Framework Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 71 KB

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Executive Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 91 KB

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Overview and Scrutiny Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 100 KB

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Financial Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 120 KB

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Contract Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 177 KB

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Officer Employment and Dismissal Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 78 KB

Part 3 - Scheme of Delegation

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Functions of the Council pdf icon PDF 234 KB

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Officer Scheme of Delegation pdf icon PDF 498 KB

Part 4 - Code of Protocols

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Members' Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 334 KB

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Members Complaint Process pdf icon PDF 139 KB

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Officer/Member Protocol pdf icon PDF 69 KB

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Officer Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 90 KB

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Protocol for Councillors and Officers dealing with Planning matters pdf icon PDF 141 KB

Part 5 - Scheme of Members Allowances

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Scheme of members' Allowances pdf icon PDF 157 KB

Part 6 - Management Structure

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Management Structure pdf icon PDF 66 KB