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Oxford University Gazette, 19 May 2005: Notices

CONSULTATIVE NOTICE

Committee on Statutes before the Privy Council

Notice of proposed consent to the amendment to the statutes of Oriel College

The Committee on Statutes before the Privy Council, acting under authority delegated to it by Council, is minded to give consent on behalf of the University to the amendments to Statutes III, IX and XX of Oriel College approved by the Governing Body on 3 November 2004, in so far as such consent is required by Section 7 (2) of the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge Act, 1923. The consent of the committee to the amendments to the Statutes will be effective eleven days after publication of this notice unless written notice of a resolution, signed by at least twenty members of Congregation, calling upon Council to withhold that consent, has been given to the Registrar by noon on Monday, 30 May .

The effect of the amendments is to delete an outdated statute and make certain provisions in relation to supernumerary fellows.

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GENERAL NOTICE

Encaenia 2005

Sheldonian Theatre

At the Encaenia to be held in the Sheldonian Theatre on Wednesday, 22 June, the Curators of the Theatre propose to allot seats as follows, and subject to availability, to those who apply for tickets:

(a) One visitor's ticket each to Heads of Houses, Canons of Christ Church, members of Council, and certain other persons holding official positions in the University;

(b) One visitor's ticket to each Professor;

(c) One ticket to each member of Convocation (i.e. any matriculated member of the University on whom any degree of the University has been conferred, or any member of Congregation who does not hold such a degree).

Applications for tickets in the above categories, stating the name and standing of each person for whom a ticket is requested, should be made not later than Wednesday, 8 June , to the University Card Office, University Offices (e-mail: university.card@ox.ac.uk). All requests for tickets should, for security purposes, state the names of the persons for whom the tickets are intended.

Tickets for all other members of the University (i.e. those who have not been admitted to any degree of the University) will be distributed through college authorities; all applications for tickets in this category should be made to the college authorities and not to the University Card Office.

The gates and entrances to the Theatre will be opened at 10.45 a.m. and the proceedings will begin at 11.30 a.m. Holders of tickets are requested to be in their places inside the Theatre by 11.15 a.m.

All current members of the University are required to wear sub-fusc and full academic dress. Doctors will wear their robes and other graduates their hoods.

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