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University Seal Statute 2002

Authoritative Version
200203094 Statutes as made
The Statute provides for the custody and use of the University Seal.
Administered by: Education and Training
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 09
Made 22 Apr 2002
Registered 27 Jul 2005
Gazetted 11 Jun 2002

The Australian National University

Australian National University Act 1991

UNIVERSITY SEAL STATUTE 2002

The Council of The Australian National University makes the following Statute under section 50 of the Australian National University Act 1991.

 

Dated             22 April 2002.

 

 

 

The Council of The Australian National University

1       Name of statute

1.1       This Statute is the University Seal Statute 2002.

2       Interpretation

2.1       In this Statute:

custodian means the person appointed as custodian under subsection 3.1.

3       Custody and use of seal

3.1       The seal of the University must be kept by a custodian appointed by the Council.

3.2       The seal of the University must not be used except upon the order of the Council or as provided by this Statute.

4       Documents to which seal to be affixed

4.1       The custodian must affix the seal of the University:

             (a)   to the certificate or other like document issued to any person as evidence that a degree, diploma or certificate has been conferred upon or awarded to the person by the University;

             (b)   to each statute approved by the Council;

             (c)   to other documents that are approved by the Council and that are required to be under the seal of the University.

5       Affixing of seal to other documents

5.1       If a document is required to be under the seal of the University but the affixing of the seal is not authorised by section 4, the Chancellor or the Vice-Chancellor may direct the custodian to affix the seal of the University to the document, and, at the first opportunity, the Chancellor or the Vice-Chancellor, as the case requires, must report to the Council the action so taken.

6       Attestation of fixing of seal

6.1       The affixing of the seal of the University to any document must be attested as provided in Rules made by the Council for the purposes of this Statute.

7       Rules

7.1       The Council may make Rules, not inconsistent with this Statute, prescribing matters required or permitted by this Statute to be prescribed, or necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Statute.

8       Transitional

8.1       In spite of section 9 of this Statute, the University Seal Statute 1999, as amended and in force immediately before the commencement of this Statute, (and anything done under that Statute) continues to have effect until Rules are made under this Statute.

9       Repeal

9.1       The University Seal Statute 1999, as amended and in force immediately before the commencement of this Statute, is repealed.