Part 4 - Rules of procedure

Below are the rules of procedure.

7.1         No business shall be transacted at a meeting of the full Council unless at least one-quarter of the whole number of Members of the Council is present. 

7.2         The quorum for meetings of the full Council is 14 County Councillors. 

7.3         During any meeting of the full Council, the Chair may count the number of Members present and if that number has fallen below the required quorum, the Chair shall declare that there is not a quorum present and the meeting will be adjourned. 

7.4         If the meeting is adjourned, any business that has not been dealt with will be deferred to the next meeting of the full Council. 

7.5         Where this Procedural Standing Order applies to a committee, it will be subject to a requirement that there must be at least three voting Members in attendance. 

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