1. Terms of Reference
    The terms of reference of standing sub-committees are set out in section 3.2 of the NGN Reference Manual. For any temporary sub-committees the terms of reference will be as set out in the resolution of the County Committee establishing them.

     

  2. Holding of Meetings
    One ordinary meeting of each sub-committee shall be held each term or when appropriate - the dates, times and places for meetings to be decided by the sub-committees.

     

  3. Notice of Meetings and Business
    Notices of meetings, including the agenda, shall be sent out at a time which is calculated will give its members at least 7 days notice of a meeting.

     

  4. Membership
    • At its first meeting following the AGM the County Committee will review the membership of all sub-committees.
    • Members of sub-committees shall be appointed by the County Committee.
    • A sub-committee shall comprise at least 5 and not more than 10 members.
    • Sub-committees may recruit additional honorary advisers and may request the County Committee to appoint them as additional voting members of the sub-committee.
    • The quorum of any subcommittee shall be at least half of its voting members.
    • The Structure Sub-Committee shall consist of the Chair of the County Committee, the two Vice-Chairs of the County Committee, the Treasurer and the Chairs and Vice Chairs of the Communications, NGN/GS Liaison and Schools Sub-Committees, together with any relevant honorary officers appointed by the County Committee.
    • The NGN/GS Liaison Sub-Committee shall consist of the Chair of the County Committee, the two Vice-Chairs of the County Committee, the Chairs of the Communications and Schools Sub-Committees , together with any relevant honorary officers appointed by the County Committee.

     

  5. Chair and Vice-Chair
    • Each Sub-Committee will appoint a Chair and Vice Chair.
    • The Chair and Vice-Chairs of the County Committee will hold these posts for the Structure Sub-Committee.
    • The Communications, NGN/GS Liaison and Schools Sub-Committees will appoint a Chair and a Vice Chair at the first meeting following the annual review of membership.

     

  6. Report of Meetings
    Reports should be produced for all sub-committee meetings. Section 4.2 of the NGN Reference Manual gives details of procedures for this.

     

  7. Rules of Procedure
    Any questions of procedure shall be decided by reference to the Rules of Procedure adopted for County Committee Meetings in section 10.2 in the NGN Reference Manual.

     

Adopted by County Committee 22.01.2014