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The Local Government (Executive Arrangements) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 General

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2 Functions and responsibilities

    1. 3.Functions not to be the responsibility of a council's executive

    2. 4.Functions which may be the responsibility of a council's executive

    3. 5.Function not to be the sole responsibility of a council's executive

    4. 6.Discharge of executive functions by councils

  4. PART 3 Discharge of Functions

    1. CHAPTER 1 Bodies with power to make arrangements

      1. 7.Cabinet-style executive

      2. 8.Streamlined committee executive

    2. CHAPTER 2 Discharge of functions by another council

      1. 9.Discharge of an executive's functions by another council or another relevant executive

      2. 10.Discharge of a council's functions by the relevant executive of another council

      3. 11.Responsibility for functions delegated to the relevant executive of another council

      4. 12.Further delegation of discharge of functions delegated to another council.

    3. CHAPTER 3 Joint exercise of functions

      1. 13.Joint arrangements for exercise of an executive's functions

      2. 14.Variation of joint arrangements

      3. 15.Arrangements involving joint committees

      4. 16.Members of joint committees

  5. PART 4 Overview and scrutiny – Prescribed matters

    1. 17.Prescribed matters

    2. 18.Systemic failure in discharge of functions not a prescribed matter

  6. PART 5 Meetings and Access to Information

    1. CHAPTER 1 Admission of public to meetings of council executives and their committees

      1. 19.Admission of the public to meetings of council executives and their sub-committees

      2. 20.Procedures prior to private meetings

    2. CHAPTER 2 Key decisions

      1. 21.Key decisions

      2. 22.Publicity in connection with key decisions

      3. 23.General exception

      4. 24.Cases of special urgency

    3. CHAPTER 3 Recording of executive decisions and inspection of related papers and documents

      1. 25.Recording of executive decisions made at meetings

      2. 26.Recording of executive decisions made by officers

      3. 27.Inspection of documents following executive decisions

    4. CHAPTER 4 Additional rights of members of the council and of members of overview and scrutiny committees

      1. 28.Additional rights of access to documents for members of councils

      2. 29.Additional rights of access to documents for members of overview and scrutiny committees

      3. 30.Reports to the council where the key decision procedure is not followed

      4. 31.Executive reports to the council

    5. CHAPTER 5 General provisions relating to information

      1. 32.Confidential information and exempt information

      2. 33.Inspection and supply of documents

      3. 34.Offences

    6. CHAPTER 6 Publication etc. of documents by the executive: confidential and exempt information

      1. 35.Interpretation of Chapter 6

      2. 36.Application of Chapter 6

      3. 37.Exemptions from publication requirements, etc

  7. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      FUNCTIONS NOT TO BE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF A COUNCIL'S EXECUTIVE

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      FUNCTIONS WHICH MAY BE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF A COUNCIL'S EXECUTIVE

      1. 1.The determination of an appeal against any decision made by...

      2. 2.The discharge of any function relating to the control of...

      3. 3.The service of an abatement notice in respect of a...

      4. 4.The inspection of the council's area to detect any statutory...

      5. 5.The investigation of any complaint as to the existence of...

      6. 6.The obtaining of information under section 133 of the Planning...

      7. 7.The appointment of any individual— (a) to any office other...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      FUNCTIONS NOT TO BE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF A COUNCIL'S EXECUTIVE

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH FUNCTIONS ARE NOT TO BE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF A COUNCIL'S EXECUTIVE

  8. Explanatory Note

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