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200500027 Rules/Other as made
These Rules contain provisions relating to membership and meetings of the faculty board and faculty of the Research School of Chemistry.
Administered by: DEST
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(2) item 6
Registered 04 Feb 2005
Date of repeal 05 Aug 2006
Repealed by ANU College Governance Rules 2006

 

THE AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

 

FACULTY AND FACULTY BOARD (RESEARCH SCHOOL OF CHEMISTRY) RULES 2005

 

The Council of the Australian National University makes these Rules under section 9 of the Faculties and Faculty Boards (Institute of Advanced Studies) Statute.

 

Dated: 10 December 2004.

 

 

 

 

Peter Baume AO

Chancellor


Citation

1.(1) These are the Faculty and Faculty Board (Research School of Chemistry) Rules 2005.

(2)       These Rules commence on 31 December 2004, immediately after the commencement of the Rules (Repeal) Rules 2004.

Definitions

2. In these Rules, unless the contrary intention appears-

"Faculty" means the Faculty of the Research School;

"Faculty Board" means the Faculty Board of the Research School;

"Research School" means the Research School of Chemistry;

"Statute" means the Faculties and Faculty Boards (Institute of Advanced Studies) Statute.

Membership of Faculty

3.(1) The following persons shall, for the purposes of sub-section 3(2) of the Statute, be members of the Faculty:

              (a)   visiting and honorary fellows in the Research School whose appointments are for not less than 6 months;

              (b)   3 students elected by the students of the Research School;

              (c)   such other persons as are appointed to the Faculty by resolution of the Faculty.

(2) A person who is elected or appointed to be a member of the Faculty under paragraph (1)(b) or (c) shall hold office for such term as the Faculty, by resolution, determines but may, at any time, by instrument in writing given to the Chair of the Faculty, resign from membership of the Faculty.

Chair of Faculty

4.(1) The Dean of the Research School shall be the Chair of the Faculty.

 (2) Subject to sub-rule (3), the Chair shall preside at all meetings of the Faculty.

 (3) Where:

              (a)   the Chair is present at a meeting of the Faculty and expresses willingness that another member of the Faculty preside at the meeting; or

              (b)   the Chairman is absent from a meeting of the Faculty;

the members of the Faculty present at the meeting shall elect 1 of their number to preside at the meeting.

Membership of Faculty Board

5.(1) The following persons shall, for the purposes of sub-section 4(2) of the Statute, be members of the Faculty Board:

              (a)   such persons who are not otherwise members of the Faculty Board who are the heads of such of the research groups in the Research School as are determined by the Faculty Board, by resolution, from time to time;

              (b)   such number of other members of the Faculty as is from time to time determined by the Faculty Board, by resolution, having regard to the recommendations of the Faculty, elected by the Faculty in such manner as the Faculty determines.

(2) A member of the Faculty Board elected in accordance with paragraph (1)(b) shall hold office until the expiration of 2 years from the date of his or her election or until the member earlier resigns or ceases to be a member of the Faculty.

 (3) A member of the Faculty Board elected in accordance with paragraph (1)(b) is, subject to these Rules, eligible for re-election.

Meetings

6.(1) For the purposes of sub-section 5(2) of the Statute-

              (a)   the prescribed number of members of the Faculty is 4; and

              (b)   the prescribed number of members of the Faculty Board is 1.

(2) For the purposes of sub-section 5(5) of the Statute, the quorum at a meeting of the Faculty or of the Faculty Board is such number of members as is equal to one-half of the members for the time being of the Faculty or Faculty Board, as the case may be, or, where that fraction is not a whole number, the next higher whole number.