The Council's Constitution
South Lakeland District Council has a Constitution 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 the law, while others are a matter for
the Council to choose.
The Constitution is divided into 16 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 Consitution.
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