The Constitution

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2. Part 2 - Articles of the Constitution

The Constitution sets out the Council's rules of operation. It also contains a useful section which explains the rights of members of the public in their dealings with the Council.

Article 1 - Articles of the Constitution

Article 2 - Members of the Council

Article 3 - Citizens and the Council

Article 4 - The Full Council and Chairman of the Council

Article 5 - Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Article 6 - Audit Scrutiny Committee

Article 7 - The Executive and the Leader

Article 8 - Planning Committee

Article 9 - Licensing Act 2003 Committee

Article 10 - Regulatory and Appeals Committee

Article 11 - Standards Committee

Article 12 - Area Committees and Forums

Article 13 - Joint Arrangements

Article 14 - Officers

Article 15 - Decision Making

Article 16 - Finance, Contracts and Legal Matters

Article 17 - Review and Revision of the Constitution

Article 18 - Suspension, Interpretation and Publication of the Constitution