University Acts

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GENERAL PURPOSES COMMITTEE OF COUNCIL

Decree

The General Purposes Committee of Council has made the following decree, to come into effect on 31 May.

Decree (1): Abolition of the Inter-faculty Committee for Chinese Studies

Explanatory note

The following decree, made by the General Purposes Committee of Council after extensive discussions about the arrangements for overseeing Chinese Studies in the light of the governance changes, provides for the abolition of the Inter-faculty Committee for Chinese Studies. The abolition has been approved by the Humanities, Life and Environmental Sciences, and Social Sciences Boards, and alternative arrangements for the subject area have been made under the auspices of those boards.

Text of Decree (1)

1 In Ch. III, Sect. XXIII, concerning the Institute for Chinese Studies (Statutes, 2000, p. 284), delete cl. 6 and renumber existing cll. 7 and 8 (pp. 284--5) as cll. 6 and 7.

2 Ibid., delete Sect. XXIV, concerning the Inter-faculty Committee for Chinese Studies (p. 285), and renumber existing Sectt. XXV--XXIX (pp. 285--9) as Sectt. XXIV--XXVIII.

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EDUCATIONAL POLICY AND STANDARDS COMMITTEE OF COUNCIL

Decree

The Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council has made the following decree, to come into effect on 31 May.

Decree (2): Dispensation from statutory residence, and fee concession

Text of Decree (2)

Notwithstanding the provisions of Ch. VI, Sect. VIII, § 6, cl. 1 and Ch. VIII, Sect. I, § 6, cl. 4 (Examination Decrees, 2001, pp. 807, 1056), Mr Kevin Schwartz, Queen's, shall, on admission to the Degree of Master of Business Administration, be entitled as a Student for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy to the same dispensation from statutory residence, and fee concession, as are applicable to the holders of the other Master's degrees specified in those clauses.

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CONGREGATION 14 May

Declaration of approval of Resolution allocating the site for a new building

That, on the move of the University Club to new premises, the sites of Nos. 6, 7, and 8 South Parks Road, together with the undeveloped site between No. 6 South Parks Road and Pharmacology, and comprising in total about 3,100 sq.m. of land, be allocated for the construction of a biomedical sciences building.

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COUNCIL OF THE UNIVERSITY

Register of Congregation

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

Armour-Garb, B.P., Faculty of Philosophy

Edmonds, S.E., Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Legg, J.R., MA, Lady Margaret Hall

Rutter, L.E., BA, Green College

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DIVISIONAL AND FACULTY BOARDS

For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect on 31 May, see `Examinations and Boards' below.

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