COVID-19 Supplement, Constitution - Wednesday, 13th May, 2020

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Note: COVID-19 Supplement 

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Foreword | COVID-19 Supplement

The Remote Procedure Rules contained with this COVID-19 Supplement have been approved and adopted the by Monitoring Officer on 13 May 2020 under Part 3, Section 6, Paragraph 1.7.1 of the Council's Constitution (Monitoring Officer) for the purpose(s) of giving operational effect to the provision(s) as contained under section 78 of the Coronavirus Act 2020 (“the 2020 Act”) and the Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 (“the 2020 Regulations).


These Remote Procedure Rules provide the means and guidance for the conduct of any remote meeting of the Council, and its various Committees and Sub-Committees, held under the provisions of the 2020 Regulations and should be read in conjunction with the ordinary Procedure Rules under Part 4, Section 4 of the Constitution. The 2020 Regulations, made under section 78 of the 2020 Act, apply notwithstanding any other legislation or current or pre-existing standing orders or any other procedure rules of the Council governing meetings and remain valid until 7 May 2021. Wherever there is a conflict, the Remote Procedure Rules take precedence in relation to any remote meeting.


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