Council and Main Committees

  • Thursday 7 July 2011
  • NO. 4960
  • VOL. 141

Council of the University

Changes in Regulations

Council has made the following changes in regulations, to come into effect on 22 July.

Income grants from the College Contributions Fund

Explanatory Note

This regulation authorises the income grants which Council, on the recommendation of the College Contributions Committee, has decided to make out of the accumulated balance of the College Contributions Fund. The sums listed are maxima; the payment of the grant, and the precise sum payable, in each subsequent year are dependent on the success with which each college has met certain conditions laid down by Council on the recommendation of the College Contributions Committee.

Text of Regulation

The following amounts shall be paid as income grants to the college named in each case under the provisions of section 6 of Statute XV (approved with effect from 8 April 2009, Gazette, p. 932, 23 April 2009), for application in the year shown:

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General Purposes Committee of Council

Changes in Regulations

The General Purposes Committee of Council has made the following changes in regulations, to come into effect on 22 July.

(a) Oxford Graduate Scholarship Fund

Explanatory Note

These changes reflect the fact that, further to Council's agreement on 6 December 2010, the Oxford Graduate Scholarship Fund has become a broad purpose trust within the University of Oxford Development Trust Fund (OUDT) and will be administered as part of OUDT.

Text of Regulations

In Part 2 of Council Regulations 25 of 2002, concerning trusts (Statutes, 2000, p. 644, as redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, Gazette, Vol. 132, p. 1461), in § 268 insert new regulation 5 and amend regulation 11 as follows, and renumber existing regulations 5 to 11 as 6 to 12 (new text underlined, deleted text scored through):

'5. The Fund shall be held and administered by the University as the Oxford Graduate Scholarship Fund within the Oxford University Development Trust Fund (OUDT). The Fund shall be held and administered on the terms of these regulations and, in so far as it is not inconsistent with these regulations, the terms of the trust deed governing OUDT as varied from time to time.'

'1211. Regulations 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 110 above may be amended by Council.'

(b) Bodleian Bequests Fund

Explanatory Note

These changes reflect the fact that, further to Council's agreement on 6 December 2010, the Bodleian Bequests Fund has become a broad purpose trust within the University of Oxford Development Trust Fund (OUDT) and will be administered as part of OUDT.

Text of Regulations

In Part 2 of Council Regulations 25 of 2002, concerning trusts (Statutes, 2000, p. 598, as redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, Gazette, Vol. 132, p. 1461), delete existing section § 36 and substitute (new text underlined, deleted text scored through):

'§36. Bodleian Bequests Fund

1. A Bodleian Bequests Fund shall be created, into which shall be deposited bequests benefactions for the general support of the Bodleian Library.

2. Bodley's Librarian, on behalf of the Curators of University Libraries, shall maintain a Register of all bequests benefactions included within the Fund.

3. The Bodleian Library shall use the Fund for purposes in support of the Bodleian Library.

4. The Fund shall be held and administered by the University as the Bodleian Fund within the Oxford University Development Trust Fund (OUDT). The Fund shall be held and administered on the terms of these Regulations and, in so far as it is not inconsistent with these Regulations, the terms of the trust deed governing OUDT as varied from time to time.

45. The administration of the Fund shall be the responsibility of Bodley's Librarian shall be responsible to the Curators of University Libraries for administration of the Fund. who shall establish a Board of Management comprising:

(1) Bodley's Librarian or his or her nominee;

(2) a senior member of the library staff, designated by Bodley's Librarian; and

(3) the chairman of the Curators of University Libraries or his or her nominee.

56. Regulations 1, 2 and 45 above may be amended by Council.'

(c) Dubai Ports World Professorship of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Explanatory Note

These changes, recommended by the Social Sciences Division and the Trusts Management Board, enable the capital, as well as the income, of the fund to be spent down over an appropriate period, in accordance with the donor's wishes.

Text of Regulations

In Section III of Council Regulations 24 of 2002 (Statutes, 2000, p. 460, as redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, Gazette Vol. 132, p. 1461), in § 198 delete existing regulation 1 and substitute (new text underlined, deleted text scored through):

'1. The income of the benefaction provided by Dubai Ports World (formerly the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company) shall, and the capital may, be used to maintain the Dubai Ports World Professorship of Entrepreneurship and Innovation.'

Council of the University

Register of Congregation

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

Loenarz, C., St Edmund Hall

Mallinson, J.H.C., University

Maxwell, J.A.L.A.H., Exeter

Smithson, H.E., Pembroke

Stewart, M.I., St Hugh's

Towler, C.M., Oxford Spinout Equity Management

Divisional and Faculty Boards

For changes in regulations for examinations see 'Examinations and Boards' below.