Constitution

The HFRA Constitution clearly sets out the policies and procedures of how the Authority operates. 

It defines the arrangements of the Authority to enable it to  perform it duties and functions, it defines the rules and procedures and contains the protocols and codes. 

Part 1 – Introduction and Background

1.1 - Purpose of Constitution
1.2 - Background
1.3 - Structure and responsibility for decision making
1.4 - The Authority’s vision
1.5 - The Authority’s Policy Framework

Part 2 – Members of the Authority

2.1 - Composition
2.2 - Appointments/election cycle
2.3 - Roles and functions of Members

Part 3 – Arrangements to perform functions

3.1 - Full Authority Terms of Reference
3.2 - Full Authority Timetable and work plan
3.3 - Standards and Governance Committee – Terms of Reference
3.4 - Standards and Governance Committee Timetable and Workplan
3.5 - Terms of Reference for the Pension Board
3.6 - Scheme of Delegation

Part 4 – Rules of procedure

4.1 - Hampshire Fire and Rescue Authority – Standing Orders
4.2 - Financial Regulations
4.3 - Contracts Standing Orders

Part 5 – Appendices, codes and protocols

Appendix 1 - Members’ allowance scheme
Appendix 2 - Arrangement for handling Member complaints
Appendix 3 - Code of Conduct for Members
Appendix 4 - Filming and Broadcasting Protocol
Appendix 5 - Protocol for Member - Officer Relations
Appendix 6 - Communications Protocol
Appendix 7 - Code of Corporate Governance
Appendix 8 - The Authority’s key statutory responsibilities

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