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perpetual succession, and sball have a common seal, and by such name shall sue and be sued, implead and be impleaded, and answer and be answered unto, in every Court of Justice within the territories, in the possession and under the government of the East India Company. II. The said Body Corporate shall be able and capable

in law to take, purchase, and hold any dispose of property.

property, moveable or immoveable, which may become vested in it for the purposes of the said University by virtue of any purchase, grant, testamentary disposition, or otherwise; and shall be able and capable in law to grant, demise, alien, or otherwise dispose of all or any of the property, moveable or immoveable, belonging to the said University; and also to do all other matters incidental or appertaining to a Body Corporate. III. The said Body Corporate shall consist of one

Chancellor, one Vice-Chancellor, and Constitution of Body Corporate.

such number of ex-officio and other Fellows as the Governor of Fort St. George in Council hath already appointed, or shall from time to time, by any order published in the Fort St. George Gazette, hereafter appoint; and the Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, and Fellows for the

time being, shall constitute the Senate of

the said University. Provided that, if any person being Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, or Fellow Office vacated by

of the said University, shall leave India, leaving India.

without the intention of returning thereto, his office shall thereupon become vacant. IV. The Governor of Fort St. George for the time

being shall be the Chancellor of the said Chancellor.

University, and the first Chancellor shall be the Right Honorable George Francis Robert, Lord Harris.

Senate.

y. The first Vice-Chancellor of the said University

shall be Sir Christopher Rawlinson, Vice-Chancellor.

Knight. The office of Vice-Chancellor shall be held for two years only ; and the Vice-Chancellor hereinbefore nominated shall go out of office on the first day of January 1859. Whenever a vacancy shall occur in the office of Vice-Chancellor of the said University by death, resignation, departure from India, effluxion of time, or otherwise, the Governor of Fort St. George in Council shall, by notification in the Fort St. George Gazette, nominate a fit and proper person, being one of the Fellows of the said University to be Vice-Chancellor in the room of the person occasioning such vacancy. Provided that, on any vacancy in the said office which shall occur by effluxion of time, the Governor of Fort St. George in Council shall have power to re-appoint the Vice-Chancellor herein before nominated, or any future Vice-Chancellor, to such office.

Fellows.

VI. The Chief Justice of Her Majesty's Supreme Court

of Judicature, the Bishop of Madras, the

Members of the Council of Madras, the Director of Public Instruction, the Principal and Acting Principal of the Presidency College, the President of the Medical College Council, all for the time being shall, while filling such offices, be Ex-officio Fellows of the said University. The whole number of the Fellows of the said University, exclusive of the Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor for the time being, shall never be less than thirty; and whenever the number of the said Fellows, exclusive as aforesaid, shall by death, resignation, departure from India, or otherwise, be reduced below thirty, the Governor of Fort St. George in Council sball forth with, by notification in the Fort St. George 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 exclasive, as aforesaid, thirty. But nothing herein contained shall prevent the Governor of Fort St. George in Council from nominating more than thirty persons to be Fellows of the said University if he shall see fit.

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VII. The Governor of Fort St. George in Council may

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

appointed, a Fellow of the University, 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 entire Chancellor, Chancellor, and Fel.

management of, and superintendence superintend

over, the affairs, concerns, and property versity.

of the said 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 power, from time to time, to make and alter any Bye-laws and

Regulations (so as the same be not Bye-laws.

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 honors and the granting of marks of honor for 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 Governor of Fort St. George in Council. IX. All questions which shall come before the Chan

cellor, Vice-Chancellor, and Fellows Meeting of 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 questions shall be decided at any Meetiug unless the Chancellor or Vice-Chancellor and five Fellows, or, in the absence of the Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor, 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 power, Appointment

from time to time, to appoint, and, as

they shall see occasion, to remove all Examiners, Officers, and servants of the said University. XI. The said Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, and Fellows

shall have power, after examination, to Power to confer De.

confer the several Degrees of Bachelor

and removal of Examin. ers and officers.

grees.

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 candidates for the said several Degrees marks of honor 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 iu 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 the Qualification for ad. mission of candidates Degree of Bachelor of Arts, Master of for Degrees.

Arts, Bachelor of Laws, Licentiate of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, or Master of Civil Engineering, unless he shall present to the said Chancellor, ViceChancellor, and Fellows a certificate from one of the Insti. tutions authorized in that behalf by the Governor of Fort St. George in Council, to the effect that he has completed the course of instruction prescribed by the Chancellor, ViceChancellor, and Fellows of the said University, in the Byelaws to be made by them under the power in that behalf by this Act.

Examination for Degrees.

XIII. The said Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, and Fellows

shall cause an examination for Degrees

to be held at least once in every year ; on every 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 every such examination, the candidates, whether candidates for an ordinary degree or for a degree with honors, shall be examined on as many subjects and in such

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