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has been given, and at such meeting elect out of their own body some other person to be Vice-Chancellor for the remainder of the
(3) Any Vice-Chancellor shall be capable of re- Vice-Chanelection as often as is deemed meet.
cellor eligible for re-election.
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12. (1) At every meeting of the Senate the Chancellor Chairman. or, in his absence, the Vice-Chancellor shall preside as 31, s. 10. chairman, but if the Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor are 13, s. 5. both absent, the Fellows present shall elect a chairman.
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13. (1) All questions which come before the Senate Questions shall be decided at any meeting duly convened, at which how decided a quorum is present, by a majority of the votes of the 31, s. 9. Fellows present.
(2) The chairman at any such meeting shall have Chairman. a vote, and in case of an equality of votes a second or casting vote
(3) At any such meeting eight Fellows shall form Quorum. a quorum.
14. (1) The Senate shall have full power to appoint Senate may and dismiss all professors, tutors, officers, and servants appoint and of the University.
(2) The Senate shall have the entire management And to have of and superintendence over the affairs, concerns, and entire property of the University, and in all cases unprovided ment. 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.
14A. The Senate shall provide for the establishment Evening and maintenance of evening tutorial classes in science, Classes. economics, ancient and modern history and sociology, and may provide for evening tutorial classes in other Act No. 52, subjects.
Such classes shall be open to students whether they have or have not matriculated within the University.
The Senate may issue diplomas in respect of students who have in such classes studied for at least one year in any one subject.
of 1912, sect. 5 (1).
By-laws. Ibid. ss. 8,
44 Vic. No. 22, s. 2.
Act No. 52,
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;
(cl) The establishing and regulating evening tutorial classes.
(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.
Ibid. s. 16.
(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.
To be laid
(3) The Colonial Secretary shall lay every such before the by-law and regulation before the Legislative Council Legislative and Legislative Assembly during the session of ParliaLegislative ment in which it becomes in force or within six weeks Assembly. after the beginning of the next ensuing session.
(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.
University to report their proceedings to the Governor. 14Vic. No. 31, s. 22. Copy of report to be laid before Legislative Council or
(2) A copy of such report shall be laid before the Legislative Council and Legislative Assembly within six weeks after it is made if Parliament is then in session, or, if not, then within six weeks after the beginning of Legislative the next ensuing session.
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.
17. The Governor of New South Wales shall be the 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 Religious 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 approve.
Examinations and degrees.
31, s. 13.
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19. (1) The Senate may give such instruction as it Degrees. thinks fit, and may, after examination, confer the several 14 Vic. No. degrees of Bachelor, Master, and Doctor, and such other degrees and such certificates in the nature of degrees as it thinks fit in all branches of knowledge, except theology and divinity.
17, s. 1.
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.
(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. §. 2. the same rights and privileges within the University as Bachelors.
20. (1) At the conclusion of every examination of Examiners candidates the examiners shall declare the name of to declare every candidate whom they deem entitled to any degree, examinaand also
(a) the departments of knowledge in which his proficiency has been evinced; and
(b) his proficiency in relation to that of other candi
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(2) The Chancellor shall give every such candidate Certificates. 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
22, s. 1.
Rights of holders.
Senate may authorise
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.
(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.
31, s. 11.
Upon which degrees may
(2) Any person who presents to the Senate any be granted. such certificate may be admitted as a candidate for the degree to which it has reference.
Report on medical establishments by Senate.
31, s. 12.
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, 14 Vio. No, 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.
Candidates from such establish
(2) On approval of such report by the Governor, the Senate shall admit as a candidate for the degree of Bachelor of Medicine or Doctor of Medicine any person 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.
Act No. 52,
24. (1) By way of permanent endowment for the Permanent University the Governor is hereby empowered by war- Ibid. B. 3. rant, under his hand, to direct to be issued and paid out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund the sum of twenty thousand pounds in every year as a fund for building, and for defraying the several stipends appointed to be Amended by paid to the several professors or teachers of literature, of 1912, science, and art, and to such necessary officers and Sect. 6 (1). 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.
Act No. 52, of 1912,
Provided that where, on the taking after the year one thousand nine hundred and twelve of any census by the sect. 6 (2). Commonwealth, it appears therefrom that the number of persons between the ages of seventeen and twenty years then in New South Wales has increased since the taking of the last preceding census, the endowment to which the University was then entitled shall be increased at the rate of one pound for every fifteen persons of such increase.
Provided also that the Senate may apply any por- Proviso. tion of the said endowment fund to the establishment and Ibid. 8. 11. 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 quarterly instalments, on the first day of January, the instalments. 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 carried 31, s. 13. to one general fee fund for the payment of the expenses of the University.