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Constitutions

The Adur District Council and Worthing Borough Council have separate Constitutions, they are detailed below:

Adur District Council Constitution

Adur District Council has agreed a new constitution (with effect from 1st November 2014) which sets out how the council operates, how decisions are made and the procedures which are followed to ensure that these are efficient, transparent and accountable to local people. Some of these processes are required by law, while others are a matter for the council to choose.

The Constitution is divided into 15 articles which set out the basic rules governing the council's business. More detailed procedures and codes of practice are provided in separate rules and protocols at the end of the document.

What's in the Constitution?

If you have any comments on how the Constitution document could be improved please contact the Monitoring Officer.

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Worthing Borough Council Constitution

Worthing Borough Council has agreed a new constitution (with effect from 1st November 2014) which sets out how the council operates, how decisions are made and the procedures which are followed to ensure that these are efficient, transparent and accountable to local people. Some of these processes are required by law, while others are a matter for the council to choose.

The Constitution details who is responsible for taking particular decisions, how the different meetings are conducted and explains about the call-in procedure which has to be followed before any decision can be formally put into action. It also sets out the rules on public access to information and the right to attend meetings.

What's in the Constitution?

If you have any comments on how the Constitution document could be improved please contact the Monitoring Officer.

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