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CONGREGATION 4 July

Degree by Special Resolution

The following special resolution will be deemed to be approved at noon on 4 July, unless by that time the Registrar has received notice in writing from two or more members of Congregation under the provisions of Tit. II, Sect. vi, cl. 6 (Statutes, 1997, p. 15) that they wish the resolution to be put to a meeting of Congregation.

Text of Special Resolution

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

NIGEL JOHN EMPTAGE, Lincoln College

TERENCE JOSEPH HILL, Templeton College

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CONGREGATION 4 July

Notice

The meeting of Congregation is cancelled. The sole business comprises questions to which no opposition has been notified and in respect of which no request for an adjournment has been received, and Mr Vice- Chancellor will accordingly declare the preambles adopted, the special resolutions carried, and the nomination of an `external' member of the Council of the University approved without a meeting under the provisions of Tit. II, Sect. iii, cl. 11 (Statutes, 1997, p. 8).

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CONGREGATION 11 July 2 p.m.

¶ Members of Congregation are reminded that written notice of any intention to oppose the following nomination, signed by at least two members of Congregation, must be given to the Registrar by noon on Monday, 3 July (see the Guide to Procedures in Congregation cited in the note at the end of `University Agenda').

Approval of nomination of `external' member of the Council of the University

No notice of opposition having been given, Mr Vice-Chancellor will declare approved, without holding the meeting of Congregation on 4 July, the nomination of Sir Victor Blank as one of the two `external' members of the new Council of the University (see above). The following person has now accepted an invitation to allow her name to be nominated as the second such member:

THE RT. HON. GILLIAN SHEPHARD, Honorary Fellow of St Hilda's College, Member of Parliament for South West Norfolk, to serve for four years from 1 October 2000.

This nomination will be submitted for approval.

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CONGREGATION 10 October 2 p.m.

¶ Members of Congregation are reminded that written notice of any intention to vote against the preamble of the following statute, signed by at least two members of Congregation, must be given to the Registrar by noon on Monday, 2 October (see the Guide to Procedures in Congregation cited in the note at the end of `University Agenda').

Promulgation of Statute

Statute: Removal of anomalies

WHEREAS it is expedient to remove anomalies and to make consequential amendments to existing statutes which have been overlooked in recent legislation, THE UNIVERSITY ENACTS AS FOLLOWS.

1 In Tit. VIII, Sect. III, cl. 1 (1), concerning the Curators of the University Libraries (Statutes, 1997, p. 58, as amended by Statute (1) approved by Congregation on 22 February 2000, Gazette, pp. 797, 832), after`Academic Services' insert`and University Collections'.

[This clause gives to the new Pro-Vice-Chancellorship concerned the fuller title which will now be used to describe the responsibilities attached to the office.]

2 In Tit. XV, Sect. III, cl. 2, concerning the composition of committees (p. 112, as renumbered by Statute (2) approved by Congregation on 29 June 1999, Gazette, Vol. 129, pp. 1433, 1482), after`while holding any' insert`academic post of the University or any other'.

[This clause clarifies the existing wording concerning the age limit for membership of university committees.]

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