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Part 4 - Rules of procedure

Below are the rules of procedure.

In a year when there is an ordinary election of County Councillors, the annual meeting will take place within 21 days of the retirement of the outgoing County Councillors.  In any other year, the annual meeting will take place on a date in March, April or May, which the full Council will determine. 

In addition to the business normally conducted at an ordinary meeting of the full Council, the annual meeting will:

1.1         Elect the Chair of the Council;

1.2         Elect the Vice-Chair of the Council;

1.3         Elect the Leader of the Council (at the first annual meeting after a regular election);

1.4         Appoint the Scrutiny Committees

1.5         Appoint the Chairs and Vice-chairs of the Scrutiny Committees;

1.6         Appoint the Audit and Governance Committee and other Council bodies as set out in Part 3 of this Constitution to deal with matters, which are neither reserved to the Council nor are executive functions;

1.7         Approve a programme of ordinary meetings of the Council for the year.

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