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Convocation, summon a meeting of Convocation to be holden at such time and place as he shall direct. And such meeting shall be held accordingly within twenty-eight days from the date of the requisition. And notice of such meeting shall be given by public advertisement not less than fourteen days before the day appointed for the meeting. Provided that every such requisition shall specify the subjects which it is proposed to bring before Convocation. And if, in the opinion of the summoning officer, the subjects so specified, or any of them, are such as ought not to be discussed in Convocation, he shall refer the matter to the Senate, which shall decide whether the meeting shall be held or not. Provided that no such meeting shall be held in the month of January.
2.-At all meetings so summoned the Chancellor, or in his 25-11-87 absence the Vice-Chancellor, shall preside. In the absence of the Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor, the members of Convocation present shall elect one of their number to be president of that meeting
3.—The presence at any meeting of twenty-five members of 25-11-87 Convocation shall be necessary to form a quorum. And if within half an hour from the time of meeting there shall be no quorum present, the meeting shall lapse.
4.-At all meetings of Convocation the Registrar shall act 25-11-97 as Secretary, and keep the minutes of all proceedings.
5.—Every meeting may be adjourned by the President to 25-11-87 such day and hour as may be fixed by resolution.
6.-All questions submitted to the Convocation shall be 25-11-87 decided by a majority of members present. The President shall have a deliberative as well as a casting vote.
7.-All resolutions of Convocation shall be signed by the 25-11-87 President, and shall be laid by the Registrar before the Senate at its next meeting.
8.-All members of Convocation attending any such meeting 25-11-87 shall appear in the habit of their Degree.
CHAPTER IV.-SUPERIOR OFFICERS.
(64 Victoria, No. 22, Sec. 32.) 1.-The Registrar and the Solicitor to the University are 5-7-87 hereby declared to be Superior Officers of the University, entitled to the rights and privileges conferred by the “Sydney University Incorporation Act Amendment Act of 1861."
CHAPTER V.-THE REGISTRAR.
5-7-87 1.-The Registrar shall keep all necessary records of the proceedings of the University, conduct all necessary correspondence, and keep such registers and books of account as may be required.
2. All fees, fines, or other sums received by the Registrar in his capacity as such, shall be paid into the Bank of the University, in order that the same may be applied, accounted for, and audited in such manner as the Senate may from time to time appoint.
CHAPTER VI.-THE SEAL OF THE UNIVERSITY.
1.-The Seal of the University shall be placed in the charge of the Chancellor or Vice-Chancellor and Registrar, and shall not be affixed to any document except by order of the Senate.
CHAPTER VII.-THE FACULTIES.
1.-There shall be four Faculties in the University, viz. :1. Arts. 2. Law. 3. Medicine.
DEANS OF FACULTIES.
2.-A Dean for each of the Faculties in the University shall be appointed by the Senate from time to time for a term not exceeding two years.
3.-In the event of the office of Dean becoming vacant by death, resignation, or otherwise before the expiration of the full term of office herein prescribed, the appointment of a successor shall be proceeded with at the next ensuing regular meeting of the Senate; and the Dean so appointed shall hold office until the first regular meeting of the Senate in the term next after the expiration of two years from the date of such appointment.
CHAPTER VIII.-LIMITATION OF THE TITLE OF PROFESSOR.
1. The title of Professor shall be distinctive of those Public Teachers of the University upon whom the Senate shall have conferred that title, and no person in or belonging to the University, or any College within it, shall be recognised as Professor without the express authority of the Senate.
CHAPTER IX.-PROFESSORIAL BOARD.
1.-The Professors in the four Faculties, with the Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor, shall form a Board to be called "The Professorial Board."
2.-Subject to the By-laws of the University, the Professorial 27-9-92 Board shall manage and superintend the discipline of all students in the University, and shall have power to determine all matters concerning the studies and examinations which affect the students of more than one Faculty.
3.–For these purposes the Professorial Board shall make 10-7-94 such rules as it may think fit, provided that these rules be not repugnant to any existing By-law; and shall have power to impose any penalties, in accordance with Academic usage, on any student for breach of such rule, or misconduct of any kind. All Public Teachers in the University shall be authorised to inflict a fine for breach of discipline, not exceeding two pounds, provided that every Public Teacher who inflicts any such fine shall immediately report the circumstances in writing to the Professorial Board.
4.-Any member of the University affected by any decision 27-9-92 of the Board, or any member of the Board, may appeal therefrom to the Senate, and thereupon the Senate may review such decision, and either confirm, vary, or annul the same.
5.—It shall also be the duty of the Professorial Board from 27-9-92 time to time to consider the By-laws which deal with the discipline of the University, and the By-laws which deal with the studies of students of more than one Faculty; and when the Board is of opinion that any such By-laws require amendment, it shall send up recommendations to the Senate to that effect.
6.-A precis of the proceedings of the Board shall be laid 27-9-92 upon the table of the Senate once in each Term, or forthwith in matters of special importance, and the Senate shall have power of its own motion to review any decision of the said Board.
CHAIRMAXSHIP OF BOARDS.
7.- The Chairman of the Professorial Board shall be elected 18-7-93 at its first meeting in each year, such election to be by ballot if required by any member. The Chairman of every other Board shall be the Dean of the Faculty with which it is connected.
CONVEXING AND QUORUM OF BOARDS.
8.—Every meeting of any Board or Faculty shall be con- 18-7-93 vened by written notice from the Registrar, by direction of and on a day named by the Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, or Chairman, and on the requisition of any two members, addressed to the
Registrar, a meeting shall be convened in like manner. At any meeting of the Professorial Board five shall form a quorum, and at any other meeting three shall form a quorum, unless otherwise provided. In case of an equality of votes, that of the presiding Chairman included, such Chairman shall have a casting vote.
REGISTRAR TO ATTEND.
9.-It shall be the duty of the Registrar, if required, to attend the meetings of the several Boards and record their proceedings, to collect all fines imposed by the Professorial Board, and generally to assist in carrying out the directions and rules of
CHAPTER X.-MATRICULATION. 7-10-94 1.-Candidates for any of the Degrees granted by the
University shall be required to Matriculate before entering upon the prescribed course.
2.-Candidates before being admitted to Matriculation shall have passed one of the Examinations required by the By-laws for admission to the prescribed courses in the different Faculties,
or shall have been admitted ad eundem statum. 27-9-99 3.-Undergraduates of other Universities may, at the
discretion of the Professorial Board, be admitted ad eundem statum in this University without examination. . Provided always that they shall give sufficient evidence of their alleged status and
of good conduct. 5-7-87 4.-Any person desirous of attending University lectures may do without Matriculation
upon payment of such fees as the Senate may from time to time direct.
CHAPTER XI.-TERMS. 1.—The Academic year shall contain three terms, that is
LENT TERM-Commencing on the tenth Monday in the year
and terminating with the Saturday before the twentysecond Monday in the year, with a recess at Easter not
exceeding nine days. TRINITY TERM—Commencing on the twenty-fourth Monday
in the year and terminating with the Saturday before the thirty-fourth Monday in the year.
MICHAELMAS TERM—Commencing on the thirty-ninth Monday
in the year and terminating with the Saturday before
1.-Lectures shall commence on the first day of Term, except 6-7-87 in Lent Term, in which they shall commence on the third Monday of Term. In Michaelmas Term the lectures shall cease on the Saturday before the forty-ninth Monday in the year.
2.-Lectures of an hour each shall be given by the Professors 5-7-87 and other teachers at such times and in such order as the Senate may from time to time direct.
3.-Before the admission of a student to any course of 5-7-87 lectures he shall pay to the Registrar of the University the fee appointed by the Senate.
4.-Full and complete tables of lectures and subjects of 5-7-87 examinations shall be printed annually in the Calendar, and posted at the University from time to time.
5.—Each Professor and Lecturer shall keep a daily record 18-7-03 or class roll of the lectures delivered by him, showing the number and names of the students present at each lecture. These class rolls shall be laid on the table at the end of each Term.
6.-Any undergraduate not holding a scholarship in the 27-9-92 University, nor being a member of a college established under the provisions of the Act 18 Victoria, No. 37, may be exempted vie
, from attendance upon any or all of the prescribed lectures, upon vi. producing evidence which shall satisfy the Faculty to which he belongs that there are sufficient reasons for such exemption. Provided that no such exemption shall be granted for more than one year at any time.
7.—No such exemption shall be granted until the Examiners 27-9-92 shall have specially certified to the Faculty that the abilities and attainments of the applicant are such as to enable him, in their opinion, to keep up with the usual course of study at the University without attendance upon lectures. Undergraduates admitted ad eundem statum, and who are not required to pass the Matriculation Examination, shall nevertheless be required to pass a special examination, to be certified by the Examiners as above, before obtaining exemption from attendance upon lectures.