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shall forthwith, by notification in the Bombay Gazette, nominate so many fit and proper persons to be Fellows of the said University, as with the then Fellows of the said University shall make the number of such Fellows, exclusive as aforesaid, twenty-six. But nothing herein contained shall prevent the Governour of Bombay in Council from nominating more than twenty-six persons to be Fellows of the said University if he shall see fit. VII. The Governour of Bombay in Council may can

cel the appointment of any person The appointment of already appointed or hereafter to be a Fellow may be can

appointed a Fellow of the University; celled.

and as soon as such order is notified in the Gazette, the person so appointed shall cease to be a Fellow. VIII. The Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, and Fellows

for the time being shall have the Chancellor, Vice- entire management of and superinChancellor, and Fel- tendence over the affairs, concerns, lows, to superintend the affairs of the

and property of the said University ; University.

and in all cases unprovided for by

this Act, it shall be lawful for the Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, and Fellows to act in such manner as shall appear to them best calculated to promote the purposes intended by the said University. The said Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, and Fellows shall have full Bye-laws.

power from time to time to make and

alter any bye-laws and regulations (so as the same be not repugnant to law, or to the general objects and provisions of this Act) touching the examination for degrees and the granting of the same ; and touching the examination for honours, and the granting of marks of honour for a higher proficiency in the different branches of Literature, Science, and Art; and touching the qualifications of the candidates for degrees, and the previous course of instruction to be followed by them, and the preliminary examinations to be submitted to by them; and touching the mode and time of convening the meetings

of the Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, and Fellows; and in general, touching all other matters whatever regarding the said University. And all such bye-laws and regulations, when reduced into writing, and after the common Seal of the said University shall have been affixed thereto, shall be binding upon all persons, members of the said University, and all candidates for degrees to be conferred by the same, provided such bye-laws and regulations shall have been first submitted to and shall have received the approval of the Governour of Bombay in Council. IX. All questions which shall come before the Chan

cellor, Vice-Chancellor, and Fellows, Meetings of the Senate,

shall be decided at a meeting of the

Senate by the majority of the members present; and the Chairman at any such meeting shall have a vote, and, in case of an equality of votes, a second or casting vote. No question shall be decided at any meeting, unless the Chancellor, or Vice-Chancellor, and five Fellows, or, in the absence of the Chancellor and ViceChancellor, unless six Fellows at the least shall be present at the time of the decision. At every meeting of the Senate, the Chancellor, or in his absence, the Vice-Chancellor, shall preside as Chairman ; and, in the absence of both, a Chairman shall be chosen by the Fellows present, or the major part of them. X. The said Chancellor, Vice Chancellor, and Fellows

for the time being shall have full Appointment and

power from time to time to appoint, removal of Examiners and Officers.

and, as they shall see occasion, to

remove all Examiners, Officers, and servants of the said University. XI. The said Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, and Fel

lows shall have power, after examiPower to confer degrees.

nation, to confer the several degrees

of Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, Bachelor of Laws, Licentiate of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, and Master of Civil Engineering; they shall also

have power, after examination, to confer upon the can. didates for the said several degrees marks of honour for a high degree of proficiency in the different branches of Literature, Science, and Art, according to rules to be determined by the bye-laws to be from time to time made by them under the power in that behalf given to them by this Act. XII. Except by special order of the Senate, no person

shall be admitted as a candidate for Qualification for

the degree of Bachelor of Arts, Master admission of candidates for degrees.

of Arts, Bachelor of Laws, Licentiate

of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, or Master of Civil Engineering, unless he shall present to the said Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, and Fellows a certificate from of the Institutions authorized in that behalf by the Governour of Bombay in Council, to the effect that he has completed the course of instruction prescribed by the Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, and Fellows of the said University, in the bye-laws to be made by them under the power in that behalf given by this Act. XIII. The said Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, and

Fellows shall cause an examination for Examination for degrees.

degrees to be held at least once in

every year; onevery such examination the candidates shall be examined either by examiners appointed for the purpose from among the Fellows by the said Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, and Fellows, or by other examiners so to be appointed; and on examination the candidates, whether candidates for an ordinary degree or for a degree with honour, shall be examined on as many subjects and in such manner as the said Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, and Fellows shall appoint. XIV. At the conclusion of any examination of the

candidates, the examiners shall Grant of Degrees.

declare the name of every candidate whom they shall have deemed entitled to any of the said degrees, and his proficiency in relation to other candidates ; and also the honours which he may have gained in respect

every such

of his proficiency in that department of knowledge in which he is about to graduate ; and he shall receive from the said Chancellor a certificate, under the seal of the said University of Bombay, and signed by the said Chancellor or Vice-Chancellor, in which the particulars so stated shall be declared. XV. The said Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, and Fel

lows shall have power to charge such Fees.

reasonable fees for the degrees to be conferred by them, and upon admission into the said University, and for continuance therein, as they, with the approbation of the Government of Bombay in Council, shall from time to time see fit to impose. Such fees shall

be carried to one General Fee Fund Annual accounts.

for the payment of expenses of the said University, under the directions and regulations of the Governour of Bombay in Council, to whom the accounts of income and expenditure of the said University shall, once in every year, be submitted for such examination and audit as the said Governour of Bombay in Council may direct.

ACT FOR CONFERRING ADDITIONAL DEGREES.

Act No. XLVII. OF 1860.

An Act for giving to the Universities of Calcutta,

Madras, and Bombay, the power of conferring Degrees
in addition to those mentioned in Acts II., XXII., and
XXVII. of 1857.
Whereas it is expedient to give to the Universities

of Calcuttn, Madras, and Bombay, Prearble.

established under Acts II., XXII., and XXVII. of 1857, the power of conferring Degrees other than the Degrees in that Act expressly provided for; it is enacted as follows :

1. It shall be competent to the Chancellor, Vice

Chancellor, and Fellows of the Power of Univer.

Universities of Calcutta, Madras, or sities to confer De.

Bombay respectively, to confer such grees.

Degrees, and to grant such Diplomas or Licenses in respect of Degrees as the said Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, and Fellows of any such University shall have appointed or shall appoint by any Bye-laws or Regulations made and passed, or to be made or passed, by them in the manner provided in the said Acts, and submitted to and approved by the Governour General in Council as far as regards the University of Calcutta, or by the Governour in Council of Madras or Bombay as regards the Universities of Madras and Bombay respectively. II. All the provisions contained in the said Acts II.,

XXII., and XXVII. of 1857, with Construction.

respect to the Degrees therein mentioned, and to the examinations for those Degrees, shall apply to any Degrees which may be conferred under this Act, and to the examinations for such Degrees.

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