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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Knowles on Local Authority Meetings: A Manual of Law and Practice 8th ed isbn 9781860726798

Knowles on Local Authority Meetings: A Manual of Law and Practice 7th ed


ISBN13: 9781860724848
New Edition ISBN: 9781860726798
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781860724398
Published: July 2014
Publisher: ICSA Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



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Knowles has established itself as the authority on the law and practice of local authority meetings and decision-making. This definitive work provides an analysis of the framework within which local authority meetings are held, the rights and duties of members, officers and the public at meetings, and the practical conduct of meetings.

Featured throughout are relevant case histories and illustrations of model documents and procedures with an extensive list of appendices. This edition has been extensively amended with updated references to the model standing orders and updated case references. It includes an overview of the framework and legality within which decisions are taken.

Subjects:
Local Government Law
Contents:
PART 1: GENERAL PRINCIPLES
Current framework
Standing orders
Admission of Press and public
Local authority membership
The role of officers

PART 2: COUNCIL MEETINGS
Preliminaries
Conduct
Council minutes

PART 3: COMMITTEE PRACTICE
The committee system
Work before meetings
Work at meetings;
Work after meetings

PART 4: MISCELLANEOUS MEETINGS
Meetings for special purposes Meetings of other public bodies

Appendices.