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  S C H E D U L E S
 
 

 
 
 
SCHEDULE 1
 
  EXECUTIVE ARRANGEMENTS: FURTHER PROVISION
 
Executives which take form specified in section 10(2)
     1. - (1) This paragraph applies in relation to executive arrangements by a local authority under which the executive takes the form specified in section 10(2).
 
      (2) Subject to section 10(8), the executive arrangements must include provision which enables the elected mayor to determine the number of councillors who may be appointed to the executive under section 10(2)(b).
 
      (3) The executive arrangements must include provision which requires the elected mayor to appoint as his deputy one of the members of the executive.
 
 
Executives which take form specified in section 10(3)
     2. - (1) This paragraph applies in relation to executive arrangements by a local authority under which the executive takes the form specified in section 10(3).
 
      (2) Subject to section 10(8), the executive arrangements must include provision which either-
 
 
    (a) enables the authority to determine the number of councillors who may be appointed to the executive under section 10(3)(b), or
 
    (b) enables the executive leader to determine the number of councillors who may be so appointed.
 
Executives which take form specified in section 10(4)
     3. - (1) This paragraph applies in relation to executive arrangements by a local authority under which the executive takes the form specified in section 10(4).
 
      (2) The executive arrangements must include provision which requires the elected mayor to appoint as his deputy a member of the authority who is neither-
 
 
    (a) the chairman or vice-chairman, nor
 
    (b) a member of an overview and scrutiny committee of the authority.
      (3) The council manager-
 
 
    (a) is entitled to attend, and speak at, meetings of the authority or any committee or sub-committee of the authority, but
 
    (b) is not entitled to vote at such meetings.
      (4) The council manager-
 
 
    (a) is to be regarded for the purposes of Part I of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 as holding a politically restricted post under the authority,
 
    (b) may not also be the person who under section 151 of the Local Government Act 1972 has responsibility for the administration of the financial affairs of the authority, and
 
    (c) may not also be the person who is responsible for performing the duties of the authority's monitoring officer under section 5 of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989.
      (5) The executive arrangements may include provision for the appointment of one or more advisory committees to advise the executive.
 
      (6) The membership of any such advisory committee or committees need not be determined in accordance with the political balance requirements.
 
 
Procedure
     4. Executive arrangements by a local authority may include provision with respect to-
 
 
    (a) the appointment and terms of office of members of the executive,
 
    (b) the quorum, proceedings and location of meetings of the executive,
 
    (c) the appointment of committees of the executive, and
 
    (d) the quorum, proceedings and location of meetings of committees of the executive.
 
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