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Part 3 - Responsibility for functions

Below are the responsibility for functions.

The role of the Constitution Committee is primarily to keep the Constitution under review to ensure the structures and procedures that it contains continue to promote the effective and efficient administration of the Authority and open, accountable decision making.

Table 3.03: The duties of the Constitution Committee


To oversee, review and make recommendations to full Council on changes to and the effectiveness and operation of Council bodies and the Constitution and any of its provisions.


To advise the full Council on the Scheme of Members’ Allowances.


To advertise for, interview and appoint persons as members of an Independent Remuneration Panel.


To make recommendations to the full Council on the making, amendment or revocation of byelaws.


To make recommendations to the full Council on the promotion of, or opposition to, local Bills and personal Bills.


To undertake and make recommendations on the Council’s functions in relation to elections.


To make recommendations to the full Council on the name and status of the Council’s area.

Constitution Committee Membership

9 County Councillors.

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