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Constitution

The Constitution 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.  PDF versions of the current and previous versions of the 2012 Constitution are available at the bottom of this page.

The Constitution is split into six parts:

  • Part 1
    Introduction
  • Part 2
    Policy Framework
  • Part 3
    Transparency
    Access to information and meetings
  • Part 4
    Accountability
    Responsibility for functions
  • Part 5
    Democracy
    Procedures
  • Part 6
    Governance

Constitution Previous Versions (2012 onwards)

  1. pdf Nottinghamshire County Council Constitution 2012 Version 1.01 - valid from 17/5/12 to 5/7/12 (415Kb)
  2. pdf Nottinghamshire County Council Constitution 2012 Version 1.02 - valid from 6/7/12 to 20/9/12 (419Kb)
  3. pdf Nottinghamshire County Council Constitution 2012 Version 1.03 - valid from 20/9/12 to 20/12/12 (708Kb)
  4. pdf Nottinghamshire County Council Constitution 2012 Version 1.04 - valid from 21/12/12 to 28/02/13 (437Kb)
  5. pdf Nottinghamshire County Council Constitution 2012 Version 1.05 - valid from 28/2/13 to 16/5/13 (439Kb)
  6. pdf Nottinghamshire County Council Constitution 2012 Version 1.06 - valid from 16/5/13 to 26/9/13 (441Kb)
  7. pdf Nottinghamshire County Council Constitution 2012 Version 1.07 - valid from 26/9/13 to 27/2/14 (444Kb)
  8. pdf Nottinghamshire County Council Constitution 2012 Version 1.08 - valid from 28/2/14 to 26/3/14 (734Kb)
  9. pdf Nottinghamshire County Council Constitution 2012 Version 1.09 - valid from 27/3/14 to 14/5/14 (737Kb)
  10. pdf Nottinghamshire County Council Constitution 2012 Version 1.10 - valid from 15/5/14 to 17/9/14 (734Kb)
  11. pdf Nottinghamshire County Council Constitution 2012 Version 1.11 - valid from 18/9/14 to 25/3/15 (735Kb)
  12. pdf Nottinghamshire County Council Constitution 2012 Version 1.12 - valid from 26/3/15 to 13/5/15 (735Kb)
  13. pdf Nottinghamshire County Council Constitution 2012 Version 1.13 valid from 14/5/15 to 31/8/15 (738Kb)
  14. pdf Nottinghamshire County Council Constitution 2012 Version 1.14 - valid from 1/9/15 to 4/2/16 (745Kb)
  15. pdf Nottinghamshire County Council Constitution 2012 Version 1.15 - valid from 5/2/16 to 23/11/16 (739Kb)
  16. pdf Nottinghamshire County Council Constitution 2012 Version 1.16 Valid from 24/11/16 to 24/5/17 (537Kb)
  17. pdf Nottinghamshire County Council Constitution 2012 Version 2.0 - valid from 25/5/17 to 12/7/17 (1448Kb)
  18. pdf Nottinghamshire County Council Constitution 2012 version 2.01 - valid 13/7/17 - 9/5/18 (1439Kb)
  19. pdf Nottinghamshire County Council Constitution 2012 version 2.02 - valid from 10/5/18 - 20/09/18 (858Kb)
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