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Constitution of Waverley Borough Council - Monday, 1st August, 2022

Note: Includes updates consequent to GW collaboration 

Items
No. Item

1.

Part 1 - Summary and Explanation pdf icon PDF 267 KB

2.

Part 2 - Articles of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 420 KB

Article 1          The Constitution

Article 2          Members of the Council

Article 3          Citizens and the Council

Article 4          The Full Council

Article 5          Chairing the Council

Article 6          Overview and Scrutiny Committees

Article 7          The Executive

Article 8          Regulatory and other Committees

Article 9          The Standards and General Purposes Committee

Article 9a       The Appeals Panel

Article 9b       Independent Panel (for disciplinary matters relating to statutory officers only)

Article 10       Area Committees and Forums

Article 11       Joint Arrangements

Article 12       Officers

Article 13       Decision making

Article 14       Finance, contracts and legal matters

Article 15       Review and revision of the Constitution

Article 16       Suspension, interpretation and publication of the Constitution

3.

Part 3 - Responsibility for Functions pdf icon PDF 422 KB

·         Introduction

·         Responsibility for local choice functions

·         Responsibility for Council functions

·         Responsibility for Executive functions

3.1

Scheme of Delegation to Officers (V6.4; June 2020) pdf icon PDF 697 KB

PART 4 PROCEDURE RULES

4.

Council Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 327 KB

Additional documents:

4.1

Access to Information Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 603 KB

4.2

Executive Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 602 KB

Additional documents:

4.3

Overview and Scrutiny Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 594 KB

Additional documents:

4.4

Financial Regulations (April 2022) pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Revisions approved by Council 26 April 2022.

4.5

Contract Procurement Rules (April 2022) pdf icon PDF 795 KB

Revisions approved by Council 26 April 2022.

5.

Part 5 - Waverley Members' Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 314 KB

On 22 March 2021, Waverley Borough Council adopted the LGA Model Councillor Code of Conduct 2020 as its Local Members’ Code of Conduct.

5.1

Waverley Borough Council Officer/Member Protocol pdf icon PDF 506 KB

5.2

Councillors' Planning Code of Good Practice pdf icon PDF 310 KB

5.3

Arrangements for dealing with Member Complaints pdf icon PDF 365 KB

6.

Part 6 - Waverley Borough Council Members' Allowances Scheme pdf icon PDF 487 KB

7.

Part 7 - Management Structure Chart pdf icon PDF 406 KB