Congregation

  • Thursday 1 December 2011
  • NO. 4972
  • VOL. 142

Congregation13 December

2 pm

¶ Members of Congregation are reminded that any two members may, not later than noon on Monday, 5 December, give notice in writing to the Registrar that they intend to oppose either of the legislative proposals below (see the note on the conduct of business in Congregation below). If no such notice has been given, and unless Council has declared otherwise, the legislative proposals shall be carried, and the meeting may be cancelled.

(1) Voting on Legislative Proposal: Secretary of Faculties and Academic Registrar

Explanatory Note

Following a change in title from 'Secretary of Faculties and Academic Registrar' to 'Deputy Registrar', these changes transfer functions associated with the former title to the Registrar, who may delegate those functions as appropriate.

WHEREAS it is expedient to update a reference in Part 17 of the Schedule to the Statutes, THE UNIVERSITY ENACTS AS FOLLOWS.

In Part 17, section 17.10, of the Schedule to the Statutes concerning the prize for an English poem on a sacred subject (Supplement (1) to Gazette No. 4633, 9 October 2002, pp. 133–59), delete 'Secretary of Faculties and Academic Registrar' and substitute 'Registrar'.

Regulations to be made by Council if this Statute is approved

1 In Council Regulations 17 of 2002 concerning divisional boards, Council Regulations 18 of 2002 concerning faculties, Council Regulations 19 of 2002 concerning faculty boards and Council Regulations 25 of 2002 concerning trusts, delete all references to 'Secretary of Faculties and Academic Registrar' and substitute 'Registrar'.

2 This regulation shall be effective from the date on which the Statute is approved by Congregation.

Regulations to be made by the Proctors if this Statute is approved

1 In regulation 2 of Proctors' Regulations 1 of 2003, concerning Disciplinary Regulations for Candidates in Examinations, delete 'Academic Registrar and Secretary of Faculties' and substitute 'Registrar'.

2 This regulation shall be effective from the date on which the Statute is approved by Congregation.

(2) Voting on Legislative Proposal: Bodleian Curator of Music Fund

Explanatory Note

The following legislative proposal amends the title of the above fund and clarifies that it is to be administered by Bodley's Librarian, with oversight from the Curators of the University Libraries.

WHEREAS it is expedient to change the existing provisions governing the Bodleian Curator of Music Fund, NOW THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, in exercise of the powers in that behalf conferred upon it by the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge Act, 1923, and of all other powers enabling it, ENACTS, subject to the approval of Her Majesty in Council, AS FOLLOWS.

In the Schedule to the Statutes (Supplement (1) to Gazette No. 4633, 9 October 2002, pp. 133–59), after Part 71 insert the following new Part 721 (new text underlined, deleted text scored through):

'§ 37. Part 72: Alfred Brendel Bodleian Curator of Music Fund

72.1. The benefaction from the Dunard Fund which comprises £500,000, together with any further donations for this purpose, shall be known as the Alfred Brendel Bodleian Curator of Music Fund.

72.2. The University shall retain all of the Fund as permanent endowment and shall apply the net income of the Fund towards the support of the post of the Alfred Brendel Curator of Music.

72.3. Bodley's Librarian shall be responsible to the Curators of the University Libraries for the administration of the Fund and the application of its income.The administration of the Fund, and the application of its income, shall be the responsibility of the Curators of the Bodleian Library.'

Regulations to be made by Council if the Statute is approved by Her Majesty in Council

1 In Part 2 of Council Regulations 25 of 2002 concerning trusts (Statutes, 2000, p. 753, as redesignated as regulations by Decree (5) of 11 July 2002, Gazette, Vol. 132, p. 1461), delete the part of § 37 concerning the Bodleian Curator of Music Fund and renumber existing §§ 38–171 as §§ 37–170.

2 This regulation shall be effective from the date on which the Statute approved by Congregation on [date] is approved by Her Majesty in Council.


1 The numbering of this Part is subject to the approval of other new Parts of the Schedule and may therefore change.

Note on procedures in Congregation

¶ Business in Congregation is conducted in accordance with Congregation Regulations 2 of 2002 (www.admin.ox.ac.uk/statutes/regulations/529-122.shtml). A printout of these regulations, or of any statute or other regulations, is available from the Council Secretariat on request. A member of Congregation seeking advice on questions relating to its procedures, other than elections, should contact Miss S Cowburn at the University Offices, Wellington Square (telephone: (2)70193; email: sarah.cowburn@admin.ox.ac.uk); questions relating to elections should be directed to the Elections Officer, Ms S L Stacey (telephone: (2)80463, email: elections.office@ox.ac.uk).