Decision details

Adoption of the National Model Constitution

Decision Maker: Constitution and Democratic Services Committee,

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


(a)          That the 5 members appointed to the working group consider the updates and revisions to the national model constitution and the plain language guide, before making proposals for their adoption.


(b)          That the working group report back to this Committee in January with the intention of approving the changes at a Council meeting in early 2023.


(c)          That the date of this Committee in January be brought forward to enable it to consider the working group’s recommendations ahead of the Council meeting on 24 January 2023.

Report author: Chief Officer (Governance) (Tracey Cunnew)

Publication date: 08/07/2022

Date of decision: 07/07/2022

Decided at meeting: 07/07/2022 - Constitution and Democratic Services Committee

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