66Provision in standing orders about appointment of persons to chair committees
(1)The standing orders of a local authority must make provision (“appointment provision”) for the appointment of the persons who are to chair the local authority’s overview and scrutiny committee or committees (“committee chairs”).
(2)The appointment provision must comply with—
(b)section 68, and
(c)section 69 (and accordingly with sections 70 to 73 or with section 74).
(3)Appointment provision must not prevent a person from being appointed as a committee chair because the person—
(a)is, or is not, a member of any political group, or
(b)is, or is not, a member of a particular political group.