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Part 4 - Rules of procedure

Below are the rules of procedure.

13.1       A motion or amendment to a motion to rescind a decision made at a meeting of full Council, or a non-executive decision taken by a committee under delegated powers, within the past six months and a motion or amendment to a motion in similar terms to one that has been rejected at a meeting of full Council in the past six months cannot be moved unless the notice of motion is signed by at least 10 Members or the amendment to a motion is seconded by at least 9 Members.  Once the motion or amendment is dealt with, no one can propose a similar motion or amendment for a further six months from the date it is dealt with. 

Subject to the preceding paragraph:

13.1.1           Non-executive decisions taken by committees may be rescinded by full Council or the decision taking committee;

13.1.2           Non-executive decisions taken by Officers may be rescinded by full Council or a committee with appropriate terms of reference.

13.2     Exceptions

This rule shall not apply to motions which are moved by the Leader of the Council or Chair of any other Council body or other Member on their behalf, following an appropriate recommendation in a report of the Cabinet or other Council body.

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