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By-laws. Ibid, ss. 8, 15, 21.

44 Vic. No.

22, s. 2.

Approval of

To be laid before the

Council and

property of the University, and in all cases unprovided for by this Act the Senate may act in such manner as appears to them to be best calculated to promote the purposes of the University.

15. (1) The Senate may make by-laws and regulations relating to—

(a) the discipline of the University; and

(b) examinations for and the granting of scholarships, exhibitions, degrees, certificates, or honours; and (c) the conferring of ad eundem degrees;

(d) the mode and time of convening meetings of the Senate; and

(e) all other matters whatsoever regarding the University:

Provided that no such by-law or regulation shall be repugnant to any existing law or to the general objects and provisions of this Act.

(2) All such by-laws and regulations shall be reduced to writing and submitted for the consideration and approval of the Governor, and when approved shall be countersigned by him, and when so countersigned and sealed with the seal of the University shall be of full force and effect.

(3) The Colonial Secretary shall lay every such Legislative by-law and regulation before the Legislative Council Legislative and Legislative Assembly during the session of Parliament in which it becomes in force or within six weeks after the beginning of the next ensuing session.




to report their proceedings to the Governor.

14 Vic. No.

31, s. 22. Copy of

laid before

(4) Any such by-law or regulation may be proved in any Court by the production of a verified copy under the seal of the University.

16. (1) The University shall once at least in every year, and also whenever the pleasure of the Governor may be signified in that behalf, report their proceedings to the Governor.

(2) A copy of such report shall be laid before the report to be Legislative Council and Legislative Assembly within six weeks after it is made if Parliament is then in session, Legislative Council or or, if not, then within six weeks after the beginning of Legislative Assembly. the next ensuing session.

Ibid. s. 16.

17. The Governor of New South Wales shall be the Visitor. visitor of the University, with authority to do all things that pertain to visitors as often as he deems meet.


18. No religious test shall be administered to any person in order to entitle him to be admitted as a Ibid. s. 20. student of the University, or to hold any office therein, or to partake of any advantage or privilege thereof.

Provided that this enactment shall not be deemed to prevent the making of regulations for securing the due attendance of the students for divine worship at such church or chapel as their parents or guardians may



Examinations and degrees.

14 Vic. No.
31, s. 13.
17, s. 1.

19. (1) The Senate may give such instruction as it Degrees. thinks fit, and may, after examination, confer the several degrees of Bachelor, Master, and Doctor, and such other 47 Vic. No. degrees and such certificates in the nature of degrees as it thinks fit in all branches of knowledge, except theology and divinity.

Provided that no student in the University shall be compelled to attend lectures upon or pass examinations in any of the following subjects, namely:-Ethics, metaphysics, and modern history.

holders of

(2) All persons who obtain any certificate or quali- Status of fication which the Senate by by-law declares to be of certificates. equivalent rank to the degree of Bachelor shall have Ibid. s. 2. the same rights and privileges within the University as Bachelors.

to declare

20. (1) At the conclusion of every examination of Examiners candidates the examiners shall declare the name of results of every candidate whom they deem entitled to any degree, exami and also

(a) the departments of knowledge in which his proficiency has been evinced; and

(b) his proficiency in relation to that of other candi



14 Vic. No. 31, s. 14.


Ad eundem


22, s. 1.

(2) The Chancellor shall give every such candidate a certificate under the seal of the University and signed by such Chancellor, in which the particulars so declared shall be stated.

21. (1) When any person has obtained in any Uni44 Vic. No. versity, recognised by the by-laws of the University in force for the time being, any degree corresponding or equivalent to any degree which the Senate is now or may hereafter be empowered to confer after examination, the Senate may confer such latter degree upon such persons without examination.

Rights of holders.

Senate may authorise


ments to

(2) The persons upon whom degrees are conferred, under the provisions of the preceding subsection, shall be entitled to the same rights and privileges as appertain to those who have taken the same degrees in the ordinary course in the University.

22. (1) The Senate may authorise any college or educational educational establishment, whether incorporated or not, instituted for the promotion of literature, science, or art, issue certifi- to issue to candidates for the degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, Bachelor of Laws, and Doctor of Laws certificates to the effect that the candidate for any such degree has completed such course of instruction therefor as the Senate by regulation prescribes.

4 Vic. No.

31, s. 11.

Upon which degrees may be granted.

Report on medical establishments by Senate. 14 Vic. No. 31, s. 12.


from such establish

(2) Any person who presents to the Senate any such certificate may be admitted as a candidate for the degree to which it has reference.

23. (1) For the purpose of granting the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Doctor of Medicine, and for the improvement of medical education in all its branches, as well in medicine as in surgery, midwifery, and pharmacy, the Senate may report to the Governor the medical institutions and schools, whether incorporated or not, in the city of Sydney, from which, either singly or jointly with other medical institutions and schools in New South Wales or in foreign parts, it appears to the Senate fit and expedient to admit candidates for medical degrees.

(2) On approval of such report by the Governor, the Senate shall admit as a candidate for the degree of be admitted Bachelor of Medicine or Doctor of Medicine any person

ments may

to degrees.

who presents to the Senate a certificate from any such institution or school to the effect that such person has completed the course of instruction therefor which the Senate by regulation prescribes.


Endowment and finance.


24. (1) By way of permanent endowment for the Permanent University the Governor is hereby empowered by war- Ibid. s. 3. rant, under his hand, to direct to be issued and paid out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund the sum of fiye thousand pounds in every year as a fund for building, and for defraying the several stipends appointed to be paid to the several professors or teachers of literature, science, and art, and to such necessary officers and servants as are from time to time appointed by the Senate, and for defraying the expense of such prizes, scholarships, and exhibitions as are awarded for the encouragement of students in the University, and for providing gradually a library for the same, and for discharging all incidental and necessary charges connected with the current expenditure thereof.

Ibid. s. 11.

Provided that the Senate may apply any portion of Proviso. the said endowment fund to the establishment and maintenance of a college in connection with and under the provisions of the University.


(2) The said sum shall be paid in four equal To be paid in quarterly instalments, on the first day of January, the quarterly first day of April, the first day of July, and the first day of October, in every year.

25. The Senate may charge such reasonable fees for Fees for degrees. the respective degrees conferred as they with the appro- 14 Vic. No. bation of the Governor direct. Such fees shall be 31, s. 13. carried to one general fee fund for the payment of the expenses of the University.

fessors and

26. The Senate may by any by-laws or regulations Fees to proprovide for payment by the students of the University teachers. of reasonable fees to the professors or teachers for Ibid. s. 17.

Fees for entrance, &c. Ibid. s. 17.

Powers of

the Senate in respect

of Levey's legacy.

18, s. 5.

attendance on their lectures. Such professors or teachers may, in addition to their stipends, demand and receive such fees from the students.

27. The Senate may in like manner provide for payment by such students of reasonable fees for entrance, degrees, certificates, and other University charges. The Treasurer of the University shall, on behalf of the University, collect such fees from the students.

28. The securities representing the investments of the sum of money bequeathed by the late Solomon Levey, Esquire, to the Sydney College, with the interest 17 Vic. No. thereon, shall be held by the Senate upon trust to continue to hold the same, or to alter them from time to time in favour of other investments at interest upon such security and in such manner in all respects as the Senate in their absolute discretion think fit, and the clear or net interest or income arising therefrom shall be applied in or towards the endowment of a scholarship in the University under such regulations as the Senate, in their absolute and uncontrolled discretion in respect of making and altering the same, deem to be as nearly as circumstances permit in accordance with the intention of the said Solomon Levey in making the aforesaid bequest.

Accounts of annual income and

29. The Senate shall once in every year transmit a full account of the whole income and expenditure of the expenditure University to the Colonial Secretary, who shall submit before the the same to the Legislative Council and Legislative Council and Assembly to be subjected to such examination and audit as such Council and Assembly may direct.



14 Vic. No, 31, s. 13.

Residence of students. Ibid. s. 18.


Students, licensed masters, and privileged officials.

30. No student shall be allowed to attend the lectures or classes of the University unless he dwells


(a) with his parents or guardian; or
(b) with some relative or friend selected by his
or guardian and approved by the Chancellor or
Vice-Chancellor; or

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