To deal with items of business of an
urgent nature that cannot wait for the next meeting of Council or
the appropriate committee or sub
Subject to paragraph 5 below, to exercise
all functions of the Council, Committee or Sub Committee
which would otherwise have dealt with the
A meeting of the Committee will be called
by the Chief Officer - Governance on the instruction of the Chief
Executive where the Chief Executive and the Business Manager are
satisfied that the relevant business is urgent.
The Chief Officer - Governance may
Subject to the Business Managers approval add further matters to
the agenda of a meeting already called only where the Chief
Executive and the Business Manager are satisfied that the matters are
Before considering any item of business,
the Committee will determine whether the item is urgent and
requires to be considered, and if it does, the special
circumstances will be specified in the minute.
If the Committee resolves not to consider
the matter, the item of business will be placed on the agenda for
the next scheduled meeting of the Council, Committee or Sub
Committee as appropriate.
The Committee cannot consider, in terms
of Standing Order 5.3, any business relating to the removal of a
member from office.