Oxford University Gazette, 25 June 2004: University Agenda

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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 legislative proposal and the nomination of an `external' member of Council approved without a meeting under the provisions of Sect. 7 (1) of Statute IV (Supplement (1) to Gazette No. 4633, 9 October 2002, Vol. 133, p. 100).

1 Declaration of approval of Legislative Proposal: Harassment

WHEREAS it is expedient to amend the definition of harassment set out in Statute XI, NOW THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, in exercise of the powers on that behalf conferred upon it by the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge Act, 1923, and of all other powers enabling it, ENACTS AS FOLLOWS.

In Statute XI (Supplement (1) to Gazette No. 4633, 9 October 2002) delete Section 1 (4) and substitute: `(4) "Harassment" means unwanted and unwarranted conduct towards another person which has the purpose or effect of:

(a) violating that other's dignity, or

(b) creating an intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating or offensive environment for that other.'

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

The nomination by Council, under the provisions of section 4 (7)–(10) of Statute VI (Supplement (1) to Gazette No. 4633, 9 October 2002, as amended by the statute approved by Congregation on 15 October 2002 and subsequently by Her Majesty in Council, Gazette, pp. 183, 250, 1335), of MRS GILLIAN SHEPHARD, as a member of Council for two years from 1 October 2004 will be deemed approved.

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