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The Constitution

The Constitution is divided into a number of sections which set out the basic rules governing our business.  These include detailed procedures and codes of practice.

Ethical Framework [55KB]

Code of Corporate Governance [141KB]

Table of Contents [306KB]

Part 1

Part 1 - Summary and Explanation [137KB]

Part 2

Part 2 - Articles of the Constitution  [98KB]

Part 3

Part 3 - Responsibility for Functions [291KB]

Part 4

Part 4 - Rules of Procedure Contents [6KB]

Part 4 - Council and Committee [116KB]

Part 4 - The Executive [97KB]

Part 4 - Select Committee [39KB]

Part 4 - Standards Committee [60KB]

Part 4 - Joint Consultative Committee [88KB]

Part 4 - Quarries Joint Liaison Committee [10KB]

Part 4 - Derbyshire T-Government Management Board [67KB]

Part 4 - Access to Information Rules [209KB]

Part 4 - Budget and Policy Framework Procedure Rules [3KB]

Part 4 - Financial Regulations and Procedure Rules [674KB]

Part 4 - Procurement Procedure Rules [768KB]

Part 4 - Officer Employment Procedure Rules [120KB]

Part 5

Part 5 - Codes and Protocols Contents [89KB]

Part 5 - Rights and Responsibilities - Member/Officer Protocols and Conventions [352KB]

Part 5 - Code of Conduct [138KB]

Part 5 - Bullying and Harrassment [29KB]

Part 5 - Protocol for Use of ICT [188KB]

Part 5 - Protocol on Land Use Planning Matters and Development Control Committee [128KB]

Part 5 - Media Policy and Protocol [327KB]

Part 5 - Code for Members on Outside Bodies [177KB]

Part 5 - Monitoring Officer Protocol [140KB]

Part 5 - Personal Safety - Guidance for Councillors [123KB]

Part 5 - Employee Code of Conduct [268KB]

Part 5 - Equalities Policy [103KB]

Part 5 - Nomination of Mayor Protocol [81KB]

Part 6

Part 6 - Members Allowances Scheme [169KB]

Part 7

Part 7 - Management Structure [465KB]