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HEBDOMADAL COUNCIL 14 October

1 Decrees

Council has made the following decrees, to come into effect on 1 November.

List of the decrees:


Decree (1)

The consent of the University is given to the amendment to Statute II of Hertford College approved by the Governing Body on 24 July 1996, in so far as such consent is required by Section 7 (2) of the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge Act, 1923.

Note. The effect of the amendment is to reduce the retiring age of the Principal to 67.

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Decree (2)

The consent of the University is given to the amendments to Statutes IV and VIII of Magdalen College approved by the Governing Body on 12 June 1996, in so far as such consent is required by Section 7 (2) of the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge Act, 1923.

Note. The effects of the amendments are

(1) to remove the requirement as to length of appointment in relation to pension provision for persons other than fellows; and

(2) to increase the maximum number of Honorary Fellows to thirty.

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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:

SANDIE BYRNE, D.PHIL., Balliol College

MARK DONALD LENEY, New College

GERALD LEE MACKIE, St John's College

AMIT SHARMA, St John's 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:

Byrne, S., MA status, D.Phil., Balliol
Darbishire, O.R., MA, Pembroke
Josipovici, G.D., MA, St Anne's
Leney, M.D., MA status, New College
McCallien, D.W.J., MA, Pembroke
Mackie, G.L., MA status, St John's
Middlekauff, R.L., MA, Queen's
Sharma, A., MA status, St John's
Sorabji, R.R.K., B.Phil., MA, Wolfson

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CONGREGATION 15 October

1 Promulgation of Statutes

Forms of Statutes were promulgated. No notice of opposition having been given, Mr Vice-Chancellor declared the preamble carried of the proposed Statutes (1) concerning the Delegates of the University Press and their Finance Committee, (2) correcting an anomaly in the cycle for the election of the Proctors and the Assessor, and (3) establishing The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company Professorship of Management Studies.


2 Declaration of Approval of Special Resolution allocating a site

That an area of the site purchased from the Regional Office of the NHS Executive, comprising approximately 2.5 acres, be allocated to the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics.


3 Declaration of Approval of Special Resolution approving the conferment of a Degree by Diploma

That the conferment of the Degree of Doctor of Civil Law by Diploma upon his excellency professor roman herzog, President of the Federal Republic of Germany, be approved.

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BOARDS OF FACULTIES

For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect on 1 November, see `Examinations and Boards' below.

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