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Statutes as made
This statute enables the establishment of the Academic Board, and enables the making of rules and orders for carrying out or giving effect to the statute.
Administered by: Education and Training
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 09
Made 01 Dec 2017
Registered 05 Dec 2017
Tabled HR 06 Dec 2017
Tabled Senate 07 Dec 2017
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THE AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITy

Australian National University (Academic Board) Statute 2017

 

Council of the University makes the following statute.

Dated 1 December 2017

 

Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA FAIIA

Chancellor

 

 



 

1          Name

This is the Australian National University (Academic Board) Statute 2017.

2          Commencement

This instrument commences on 1 January 2018.

3          Authority

This instrument is made under the Australian National University Act 1991, section 50 (Statutes).

4          Academic Board continues in existence

The Academic Board established under the Academic Board and Committees Statute 2014 continues in existence.

5          Rules

                         (1)    The Council may make rules:

                                           (a)    regulating, or providing for the regulation of, matters relating to the Academic Board; or
                                          (b)    for carrying out or giving effect to this instrument.

                         (2)    Without limiting subsection (1), a rule may make provision with respect to:

                                           (a)    the functions and powers of the Academic Board; or
                                          (b)    the membership of the Board, including:
                                                           (i)    the persons who are members of the Board without further appointment; and
                                                         (ii)    the classes of persons from which persons may be appointed or selected for appointment as members of the Board; and
                                                       (iii)    the process by which persons are to be appointed or selected for appointment, which may include requiring an election to be held; or
                                           (c)    the operations of the Board, including the establishment and operations of committees and working groups; or
                                          (d)    meetings and other proceedings of the Board or its committees or working groups; or
                                           (e)    reporting and other accountability arrangements for the Board or its committees or working groups.

                         (3)    Without limiting subsection (2)(b)(iii), a rule may make provision with respect to:

                                           (a)    the method of any election provided for by rule; or
                                          (b)    the determination of questions raised in relation to the conduct or result of such an election.

                         (4)    To remove any doubt, a rule may provide for any election to be conducted, in whole or part, by electronic means, including by the use of computers or the internet.

6          Orders

The Vice-Chancellor may make orders:

                                           (a)    regulating, or providing for the regulation of, matters mentioned in this instrument, including matters required or permitted by a rule to be prescribed by order; or
                                          (b)    for carrying out or giving effect to this instrument.

7          Repeal

The Academic Board and Committees Statute 2014 is repealed.