Terms of Reference operational from 1 April
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 Business Manager are
satisfied that the relevant business is urgent.
The Chief Officer - Governance may subject to the
Business Manager’s 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
The Committee cannot consider, in terms of Standing
Order 5.3, any business relating to the removal of a member from
Executive Lead: Chief