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200501809 Rules/Other as made
The Rules provide for membership and meetings of the faculty and faculty board of the Research School.
Administered by: DEST
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(2) item 6
Registered 21 Jun 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR21-Jun-2005
Tabled Senate22-Jun-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Repealed by ANU College Governance Rules 2006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 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS) RULES (No.2) 2005

(200501809)

 

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 June 2005.

 

 

 

 

 

Peter Baume AO

Chancellor

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1.      Name of Rules and commencement

1 (1)     These are the Faculty and Faculty Board (Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics) Rules (No.2) 2005.

(2)        These Rules commence on the day after they are registered.

2.      Definitions

2 (1)     In these Rules, unless the contrary intention appears:

Associate Director means a person appointed under rule 3 to assist in the administration of the School;

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 Astronomy and Astrophysics;

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

3       Associate Director

3 (1)     The Vice-Chancellor may appoint a person nominated by the Director of the Research School to assist in the administration of the Research School.

4.      Membership of Faculty

4 (1)     The following persons are, for subsection 3(2) of the Statute, members of the Faculty:

              (a)   each member of the academic staff of the Research School;

              (b)   each visiting, adjunct and honorary fellow in the Research School who is appointed as such a fellow for not less than 6 months;

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

              (d)   2 general staff members elected by the general staff of the Research School;

              (e)   each other person appointed to the Faculty by resolution of the Faculty to be a member of the Faculty.

(2)        A person who is elected or appointed to be a member of the Faculty under paragraph (1)(b), (c), (d) or (e) holds office for the term determined by the Faculty, by resolution.

(3)        A member of the Faculty referred to in paragraph (1) (b), (c), (d) or (e) may, at any time, by writing to the Chair of the Faculty, resign from membership of the Faculty.

5       Chair of Faculty

5 (1)     The Chair of the Faculty must be elected by the members of the Faculty from among their number in the manner determined by the Faculty, by resolution.

(2)        The Chair of the Faculty holds office for a period of 2 years commencing on 1 September next following his or her election.

(3)        However, the Chair of the Faculty may, at any time, by writing to the Vice-Chancellor, resign from the office of Chair.

(4)        If the office of the Chair of the Faculty becomes vacant for any reason, a person must be elected Chair by the members of the Faculty from among their number to serve for the unexpired portion of the period of office of the former Chair.

(5)        The Chair of the Faculty must preside at all meetings of the Faculty.

(6)        However, if:

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

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

the members of the Faculty present at the meeting must elect another member to preside at the meeting.

6.      Membership of Faculty Board

6 (1)     The following persons are, for subsection 4(2) of the Statute, members of the Faculty Board:

              (a)   the Director of the Research School;

              (b)   each Associate Director of the Research School;

              (c)   the Executive Officer of the Research School;

              (d)   the Manager, Siding Spring Observatory;

              (e)   the Chair of the Faculty (if not otherwise a member of the Faculty Board);

               (f)   2 members of the academic staff of the Research School elected by the academic staff of the Research School;

              (g)   1 member of the general staff of the Research School elected by the general staff of the Research School;

              (h)   1 student elected by the students of the Research School;

               (i)   1 person who is not a member of the Faculty, nor of the Research School, appointed by resolution of the Faculty Board.

7.      Meetings

7 (1)     For subsection 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 subsection 5(5) of the Statute, the quorum at a meeting of the Faculty or of the Faculty Board is the number of members that is equal to one-half of the members for the time being of the Faculty or Faculty Board, as the case requires, or, if that fraction is not a whole number, the next higher whole number.

8.      Repeal

8 (1)     The Faculty and Faculty Board (Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics) Rules 2005 are repealed.