Decision details

Delegated Powers under the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Request for amendments to the Breckland Council Constitution to exercise its functions in accordance with the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013

Decision:

That the amendments to the Breckland Council Constitution to exercise functions in accordance with the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 be authorised as follows:

 

“All the powers and functions of the Council under the Scrap Metal Act 2013 to be delegated to Chief Officers from Cabinet”.

Reasons for the decision:

To meet legislative requirements and to ensure all decisions are correct.

Alternative options considered:

  • Make amendments to the Constitution as proposed;
  • Make alternative amendments to the Constitution; or
  • Leave the delegation in respect of the Scrap Metal Act 2013 as it currently stands.

Report author: Tiffany Bentley

Publication date: 25/03/2015

Date of decision: 24/03/2015

Decided at meeting: 24/03/2015 - Cabinet

Effective from: 03/04/2015

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