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HEBDOMADAL COUNCIL 8 November

1 Decrees

Council has made the following decrees, to come into effect on 26 November.

List of the decrees:

Decree (1): Establishment of Sheikh Rashid Diabetes Fund

Explanatory note

The following decree, made on the recommendation of the Clinical Medicine Board and with the concurrence of the General Board, provides for the establishment of a Sheikh Rashid Diabetes Fund with moneys transferred to the University by the Oxford Diabetes Trust from an original benefaction on behalf of Sheikh Rashid.

Text of Decree (1)

1 In Ch. IX, Sect. I (Statutes, 1997, p. 711), insert new § 294 as follows and renumber existing §§ 294-303 (pp. 711-17) as §§ 295-304:

`§ 294. Sheikh Rashid Diabetes Fund

1. The University accepts with gratitude from the Oxford Diabetes Trust the sum of £1,017,620, and any further sums which may be contributed for the same purpose, to establish a fund, to be called the Sheikh Rashid Diabetes Fund, which shall be used for the furtherance of research into diabetes and allied metabolic diseases.

2. The fund shall be administered by a board of management consisting of:

(1) the Regius Professor of Medicine;

(2) the Nuffield Professor of Clinical Medicine;

(3) a person appointed by the Medical Sciences Board;

(4) the Secretary of the Medical School.

3. The fund shall be used:

(a) for the support of a senior investigator in the field of diabetes and allied metabolic diseases, and appropriate assistance;

(b) for other purposes consistent with the furtherance of the study of this field.

4. The board of management shall have discretion to expend the capital as well as the income of the fund.

5. Council shall have power to amend this decree from time to time, provided that the main object of the fund, as defined in clause 1 above, is always kept in view.'

2 This decree shall have immediate effect, provided that until the Medical Sciences Board assumes its powers and functions, the person to be appointed to the board of management under the provisions of Ch. IX, Sect. I, § 294, cl. 2 (3) shall be appointed by the Board of the Faculty of Clinical Medicine.

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Decree (2): Remission of composition fees (Dr Z. Bhagwagar)

Notwithstanding the provisions of Ch. VIII, Sect. i, § 6, cl. 15 (Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 1089), Dr Z. Bhagwagar, Queen's College, shall be required to pay composition fees at the `home' rate for his period of postgraduate study.

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Decree (3): Remission of composition fees (Mr T.J. Clark)

Notwithstanding the provisions of Ch. VIII, Sect. i, § 6, cl. 15 (Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 1089), Mr T.J. Clark, St Peter's College, shall not be required to pay composition fees for Hilary and Trinity Terms 1999.

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Decree (4): Remission of composition fees (Mr J. Holmes)

Notwithstanding the provisions of Ch. VIII, Sect. i, § 6, cl. 15 (Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 1089), Mr J. Holmes, New College, shall be required to pay composition fees at the rate applicable for university employees for his period of postgraduate study.

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Decree (5): Remission of composition fees (Ms E. Milanova)

Notwithstanding the provisions of Ch. VIII, Sect. i, § 6, cl. 15 (Examination Decrees, 1999, p. 1089), Ms E. Milanova, Wolfson College, shall not be required to pay composition fees for the academic year 19992000.

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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. v, cl. 1 (Statutes, 1997, p. 367) has been accorded to the following persons who are qualified for membership of Congregation:

KAJA GASSER, New College

RANDALL ALBERT HANSEN, M.PHIL., D.PHIL., Christ Church

PANTELIS MICHELAKIS, Wolfson College

DARIA SANTINI, St Hilda's College

DOERTHE SCHILKEN, 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:

Gasser, K., MA status, New College
Hansen, R.A., MA status, M.Phil., D.Phil., Christ Church
Macaro, E., MA, Worcester
Maguire, L.E., MA, Magdalen
Michelakis, P., MA status, Wolfson
Redgwell, C.J., MA, St Peter's
Santini, D., MA status, St Hilda's
Schilken, D., MA status, Pembroke
Yaish, M., MA, D.Phil., Nuffield

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