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CONGREGATION 25 January

Election

On Thursday, 25 January, the following was duly elected to hold office until the first day of Michaelmas Term 1998:

As a member of the Equal Opportunities Committee

A. GRAFEN, MA, M.PHIL., D.PHIL., Fellow of St John's

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CONGREGATION 29 January

Degree by Special Resolution

No notice to the contrary having been received under the provisions of Tit. II, Sect. vi, cl. 6 (Statutes, 1995, p. 13), the following resolution is deemed to have been approved at noon on 29 January.

Text of Special Resolution

That the Degree of Master of Arts be conferred upon the following:

CHRISTINE FOARD, St Anne's College

JANE ELIZABETH LEWIS, All Souls College

DOMINIK PERLER, All Souls College

DEBORAH JAN SANDLER, Wolfson College

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HEBDOMADAL COUNCIL 29 January

1 Decrees

Council has made the following decrees, to come into effect on 16 February.

List of the decrees:

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Explanatory note to Decree (1)

The following decree, made on the recommendation of the Language Centre Management Committee and with the concurrence of the General Board, alters the distribution of responsibilities between the committee and the Director of the Language Centre in order to bring the arrangements into line with normal practice.

Decree (1)

1 In Ch. III, Sect. LI, cl. 3 (b), (Statutes, 1995, p. 300), after `director' insert `and assistant director'.

2 Ibid., delete `his or her' and substitute `their'.

3 Ibid., cl. 3 (b), delete `;' and substitute `.' and delete existing sub-cll. (c) and (d).

4 Ibid., insert new cl. 4 as follows and renumber existing cll. 4 and 5 as cll. 5 and 6: `4. Subject to report to the committee, the director shall:

(a) appoint the supporting staff of the centre (other than the assistant director) and prescribe their duties and conditions of service subject to the provisions of any statute, decree, or regulation of general application;

(b) make provision for the lighting, warming, water supply, and cleansing of the premises allocated to the centre.'

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Explanatory note to Decree (2)

The following decree, made on the recommendation of the Committee on Student Health, removes from the committee's membership a person appointed by the Oxfordshire Health Authority as, following changes in the National Health Service, that body has declined for some years to make such an appointment. At the same time, opportunity is taken to amend the reference to the Association of College Doctors by substituting that body's current title of Association of Oxford College Medical Officers.

Decree (2)

1 In Ch. III, Sect. LXXVII, cl. 1 (Statutes, 1995, p. 323), delete item (11) and renumber existing items (12)–(14) as items (11)–(13).

2 Ibid., item (11), as renumbered, delete `Association of College Doctors' and substitute `Association of Oxford College Medical Officers'.

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Explanatory note to Decree (3)

The following decree, made on the recommendation of the Committees for Archaeology and Educational Studies and with the concurrence of the General Board, enables those committees to grant permission to supplicate for the degree of D.Litt.

Decree (3)

In Examination Decrees, 1995, p. 842, after l. 28 and before the insertion made by Decree (13) of 27 July 1995 (Gazette, Vol. 125, p. 1424) insert: `Committee for Archaeology; Committee for Educational Studies;'.

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Explanatory note to Decree (4)

The following decree, made on the recommendation of the Committee for Educational Studies and with the concurrence of the General Board, amends the decree governing the admission of students to the Degree of Master of Education at Westminster College by removing provisions no longer required by current practice.

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Decree (4)

In Examination Decrees, 1995, p. 944, ll. 18–21, delete `Strand One). The college shall ... (Strand Two). The' and substitute `Strands One or Two), and the'.

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Decree (5)

Notwithstanding the provisions of Ch. VIII, Sect. I, § 6, cl. 3 (a) (Examination Decrees, 1995, p. 1049), Mr A.I. Wyer, Green College, shall not be required to pay any further fees in respect of his study for the degree of D.Phil., for terms in which he is working as a clinical student at a university clinical school outside Oxford.

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2 Status of Master of Arts

Mr Vice-Chancellor reports that the status of Master of Arts under the provisions of Ch. V, Sect. vi, cl. 1 (Statutes, 1995, p. 345) has been accorded to the following persons who are qualified for membership of Congregation:

THOMAS EDWARD DOWNING, Linacre College

DANIEL KEITH FALK, Pembroke College

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3 Register of Congregation

Mr Vice-Chancellor reports that the following names have been added to the Register of Congregation:

Davis, C.H.L., MA, Oriel
Downing, T.E., MA status, Linacre
Falk, D.K., MA status, Pembroke
Foard, C., MA, St Anne's
Lewis, J.E., MA, All Souls
Perler, D., MA, All Souls
Sandler, D.J., MA, Wolfson

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4 Dates of Full Term 1996–2002

The dates for reckoning Full Term 1997–8 were fixed, and the dates for reckoning Full Term 2001–2 were fixed provisionally. The dates and provisional dates for Full Term 1996-2002 are set out below.

MICHAELMAS TERM 1996
Sunday, 13 October                           Saturday, 7  December

HILARY TERM 1997
Sunday, 19 January                            Saturday, 15 March

TRINITY TERM 1997
Sunday, 27 April                              Saturday, 21 June

MICHAELMAS TERM 1997
Sunday, 12 October                            Saturday, 6  December

HILARY TERM 1998
Sunday, 18 January                            Saturday, 14 March

TRINITY TERM 1998
Sunday, 26 April                              Saturday, 20 June

Provisional dates

MICHAELMAS TERM 1998
Sunday, 11 October                            Saturday, 5  December

HILARY TERM 1999
Sunday, 17 January                            Saturday, 13 March

TRINITY TERM 1999
Sunday, 25 April                              Saturday, 19 June

MICHAELMAS TERM 1999
Sunday, 10 October                            Saturday, 4  December

HILARY TERM 2000
Sunday, 16 January                            Saturday, 11 March

TRINITY TERM 2000
Sunday, 30 April                              Saturday, 24 June

MICHAELMAS TERM 2000
Sunday, 8 October                             Saturday, 2  December

HILARY TERM 2001
Sunday, 14 January                            Saturday, 10 March

TRINITY TERM 2001
Sunday, 22 April                              Saturday, 16 June

MICHAELMAS TERM 2001
Sunday, 7 October                             Saturday, 1  December

HILARY TERM 2002
Sunday, 13 January                            Saturday, 9  March

TRINITY TERM 2002
Sunday, 21 April                              Saturday, 15 June

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5 Dates of Extended Terms 1996–8

It was agreed to publish the dates of extended terms for 1996–8 for Part I candidates in Materials, Economics, and Management and for Part II candidates in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, in Chemistry, in Engineering (or Materials), Economics, and Management, and in Metallurgy and Science of Materials. These are set out below.

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Part II candidates in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry

MICHAELMAS TERM 1996
Friday, 20 September                          Saturday, 14 December

MICHAELMAS TERM 1997
Friday, 19 September                          Saturday, 13 December

Part II candidates in Chemistry

MICHAELMAS TERM 1996
Tuesday, 10 September                         Wednesday, 18 December

HILARY TERM 1997
Friday, 3 January                             Wednesday, 26 March

TRINITY TERM 1997
Monday, 7 April                               Saturday, 28 June

MICHAELMAS TERM 1997
Monday, 8 September                           Monday, 22 December

HILARY TERM 1998
Monday, 5 January                             Saturday, 4 April

TRINITY TERM 1998
Monday, 20 April                              Saturday, 27 June

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Part II candidates in Engineering, Economics, and Management

MICHAELMAS TERM 1996
Friday, 13 September                          Saturday, 14 December

MICHAELMAS TERM 1997
Friday, 12 September                          Saturday, 13 December

Part I candidates in Materials, Economics, and Management, in the year in

which the examination is taken
HILARY TERM 1997
Sunday, 19 January                            Saturday, 22 March

HILARY TERM 1998
Sunday, 18 January                            Saturday, 21 March

Part II candidates in Materials, Economics, and Management

MICHAELMAS TERM 1996
Friday, 13 September                          Saturday, 14 December

MICHAELMAS TERM 1997
Friday, 12 September                          Saturday, 13 December

Part II candidates in Metallurgy and Science of Materials

MICHAELMAS TERM 1996
Friday, 13 September                          Saturday, 14 December

HILARY TERM 1997
Friday, 10 January                            Saturday, 22 March

TRINITY TERM 1997
Friday, 4 April                               Saturday, 28 June

MICHAELMAS TERM 1997
Friday, 12 September                          Saturday, 13 December

HILARY TERM 1998
Friday, 9 January                             Saturday, 4  April

TRINITY TERM 1998
Friday, 17 April                              Saturday, 27 June

46 Dates of Encaenia

It was determined that the Encaenia for 1998 should be held on Wednesday, 24 June, and, provisionally, that the Encaenia for 2002 should be held on Wednesday, 19 June.

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