Constitution - Central Bedfordshire Council
Central Bedfordshire Council's constitution (link opens in new window) is made under Section 37 of the Local Government Act 2000. The purpose of the constitution is to provide a framework of rules governing the way in which Central Bedfordshire Council exercises its functions and takes decisions. The council is required to maintain an up-to-date constitution.
Central Bedfordshire Council has agreed a constitution which 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.