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PLANNING AND RESOURCE ALLOCATION COMMITTEE

Changes in Regulations

The Planning and Resource Allocation Committee of Council has made the following changes in regulations, to come into effect on 31 December.

(a) Regius Professorship of Civil Law

In Sect. III of Council Regulations 24 of 2002, concerning individual professorships (Statutes, 2000, p. 449, as redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, Gazette, Vol. 132, p. 1461), §173, delete regulation 1 and substitute:

`1. The Regius Professor of Civil Law shall lecture and give instruction in Roman Law, its principles and history, and in some other branch of law.'

[This change, made on the recommendation of the Social Sciences Board, makes clear to Roman lawyers trained in a civilian legal system that the University will welcome applications from them.]


(b) Establishment of the Peter Moores Lecturership in Chinese Business Studies

In Sect. iii of Council Regulations 24 of 2002, concerning individual lecturerships (Statutes, 2000, p. 409, as redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, Gazette, Vol. 132, p. 1461), insert new § 48 as follows and renumber existing §§ 48–57 (pp. 409–13, as renumbered by Decree (3) of 8 March 2001, Decree (1) of 26 April 2001, Decree (1) of 7 June 2001, Decree (4) of 13 December 2001, and the changes published on 14 October 2004, Gazette, Vol. 131, pp. 717, 888, 1112; Vol. 132, p. 564; Vol. 135, p. 213), as §§ 49–58:

`§ 48. Peter Moores Lecturership in Chinese Business Studies

1. The benefaction provided by the Peter Moores Foundation shall be used to establish and maintain the Peter Moores Lecturership in Chinese Business Studies, and (with the consent of the foundation) otherwise for the advancement within the University of education, learning, teaching, scholarship and research in the field of Chinese business studies or other fields of education.

2. The Peter Moores Lecturer shall be a fellow of Brasenose College, or such other college as may be agreed by the University and the Foundation.

3. The Peter Moores Lecturer shall lecture and give instruction in the field of Chinese business studies, or such other field of education as the University may propose and the Foundation agree.

4. The Peter Moores Lecturer shall be appointed by the Executive Committee of the Saïd Business School in accordance with Council Regulations 3 of 2004. One member of the selection committee (referred to in the Agreement with the Foundation as the electoral board) shall be an appointee of Council whose appointment shall be made after obtaining the written consent of the Foundation.

5. The first charge on the net income from the benefaction shall be the salary and associated costs of the lecturer, and the stipend, allowances and benefits now charged to the college of association.

6. These regulations may be amended by Council from time to time, subject to the terms of the Agreement with the Foundation.'

[This change, made on the recommendation of the Social Sciences Board, establishes the Peter Moores Lecturership in Chinese Business Studies.]


(c) Renaming of Professorship of Radiation Biology

1 In SCHEDULE A of Council Regulations 3 of 2004, concerning statutory professorships, delete `Professor of Radiation Biology' and insert:

`Professor of Radiation Oncology and Biology'.

2 In Sect. iii of Council Regulations 24 of 2002, concerning individual professorships (Statutes, 2000, p. 402, as redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, and renumbered by the changes published on 19 February 2004, Gazette, Vol. 132, p. 1461; Vol. 134, p. 624), delete existing § 31 and insert new § 31 as follows:

`§ 31. Professor of Radiation Oncology and Biology

1. The Professor of Radiation Oncology and Biology shall undertake research in Radiation Oncology and Biology and shall lecture and give instruction in this subject.

2. The professor shall be elected by an electoral board consisting of:

(1) the Vice-Chancellor, or, if the head of the college specified in paragraph (2) below is Vice-Chancellor, a person appointed by Council;

(2) the head of the college to which the professorship shall be for the time being allocated by Council under any regulation in that behalf, or, if the head is unable or unwilling to act, a person appointed by the governing body of the college;

(3) a person appointed by the governing body of the college specified in paragraph (2) above;

(4), (5) two persons appointed by Council;

(6)–(9) four persons appointed by the Medical Sciences Board;

(10) a person appointed by the body or bodies which may issue an honorary clinical contract or contracts to the professor.

3. The professor shall be subject to the General Provisions of the regulations concerning the duties of professors and to those Particular Provisions of the same regulations which are applicable to this chair.'

[These changes, made on the recommendation of the Medical Sciences Board, rename the Professorship of Radiation Biology as the Professorship of Radiation Oncology and Biology.]

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DIVISIONAL BOARDS

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

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