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Discipline Rule 2017

Authoritative Version
Rules/Other as made
This rule defines misconduct by students of the Australian National University and sets out the consequences of, and University procedures for dealing with, misconduct.
Administered by: Education and Training
General Comments: For a transitional provision relating to the repeal of these rules, see section 33 of the Discipline Rule 2018.
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 09
Registered 18 Sep 2017
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR16-Oct-2017
Tabled Senate16-Oct-2017
Date of repeal 21 Mar 2018
Repealed by Discipline Rule 2018






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1. Authority for making the instrument:  Vice-Chancellorship Statute 2013, section 9.5.



2. Purpose and operation of the instrument:  The Rule defines misconduct by students of the University and set out the consequences of, and University procedures for dealing with, misconduct.



3. Documents incorporated in the instrument by reference:  None.



4. Consultation process:  The Rule was made by the Vice-Chancellor following a Review which arose, at least partly, following concerns expressed by some staff about the processes and outcomes of past appeals decisions involving students of the University.  For the purposes of the preparation of the Report from the Review, the following officers of the University were interviewed:  (then) A/g Registrar, Student Administration; Dean of Students; Deputy General Counsel; Director - Human Resources; and, various staff of CBE. Drafting instructions for the new Rule was prepared by the General Counsel and it was drafted in consultation with Division of Student Administration and Division of Student Life. 






Corporate Governance and Risk Office

13 September 2017