GENERAL TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR HEALTH AND WELLBEING BOARD
The Health and Wellbeing Board is a committee of the Council under
S102 (1) of the Local Government Act 1972.
The Council has arranged under S101 of that Act for the discharge
by the Board of such functions as are set out in the terms of
reference set out below.
Certain functions under S196 (2) of the Health and Social Care Act
2012 may be delegated by the Board to officers. Full details may be found in the Officer’s
Scheme of Delegation which may be obtained from the Democratic
Services Manager. Other matters falling within these Terms of
Reference may be delegated to a Sub Committee of the
Where a function or matter within the Board’s competence has
been delegated to an officer or a sub-committee, the Board may
exercise that function/matter concurrently with the officer to whom
it has been delegated.
The exercise of any function or matter within the Council’s
competencies always subject to any relevant requirement of the
Council’s Constitution including any Special Procedure and
Protocol drawn up and approved by the Senior Manager: Legal, HR and
Democratic Services in pursuance of Council Procedure Rule
26.2. A Special Procedure giving
effect to The Local Authority (Public Health, Health and Wellbeing
Boards and Health Scrutiny) Regulations 2013 has been approved in
accordance with Council Procedure Rule 26.2. The Special Procedure
disapplies the provisions of the Local
Government and Housing Act 1989 relating to the political
proportionality on committees and sub-committees and providing that
a person who is a member of the Board shall not be treated as a
non-voting member unless the full Council directs otherwise,
together with other voting and ancillary matters has been approved
in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 26.2.