PURPOSE OF COMMITTEE
Subject to relevant legislation, 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 committee.
REMIT OF COMMITTEE
1. Subject to 1.5 below, to exercise all
functions of the Council, or the committee or sub committee which
would otherwise have dealt with the matter.
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 Convener are satisfied that the relevant
business is urgent.
The Chief Officer - Governance may subject to the Convener’s
approval add further matters to the agenda of a meeting already
called only where the Chief Executive and the Convener are
satisfied that the matters are urgent.
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
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
The Committee cannot consider, in terms of Standing Order 5.3, any
business relating to the removal of a member from
Executive Lead: Chief Executive