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Authorisation of officers to represent the Council in Magistrates Court Proceedings pdf icon PDF 109 KB

Minutes:

REF:  [F&CS/20018/0001]

 

ROTHERHAM METROPOLITAN BOROUGH COUNCIL

 

RECORD OF OFFICER EXECUTIVE DECISION

 

Date of Decision:

 

1st  October 2018

Decision Maker:

(Including Job Title)

 

Judith Badger, Strategic Director Finance and Customer Services

Specific Delegation:

(If any)

 

Not applicable.  The decision is made under Section 4C5 of the Responsibility for Functions at Appendix 9 of the Council’s Constitution [Strategic Director of Finance and Customer Services – Delegated Executive Functions.

Brief Description of Decision:

 

 

To authorise Karen Wilson, Janine Levers and Natalie Wilmot under section 223 of the Local Government Act 1972 to prosecute, defend or appear in proceedings on behalf of the Council in the Magistrates’ Court

Reasons for the Decision:

 

To provide sufficient advocates to deal with Council Tax and National Non-Domestic Rating matters before the Magistrates’ Court.

Details of alternative options considered and rejected:

 

Not applicable.  Officers are required to present these cases before the Magistrates’ Court

Conflicts of interest declared by any Executive Member consulted by the decision maker which relates to the decision:

Not applicable

 

Dispensations Granted:

(If any)

 

Not applicable

Reports or parts of reports considered

 

See attached

 

I certify that this is a true record of the executive decision in relation to authorisation of officers under section 223 of the Local Government Act 1972 to prosecute, defend or appear in proceedings on behalf of the Council in the Magistrates’ Court.

 

Signed by the Decision Maker                                              Dated 1st October 2018

 

Name         Judith Badger

 

Job Title     Strategic Director Finance and Customer Services