Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the relevant Unit Head and document author and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Legal Policy

Status Current
Effective Date 22nd May 2014
Review Date 31st December 2017
Approval Authority University Council
Approval Date 12th May 2014
Expiry Date Not Applicable
Unit Head Kylie Bennetts
Director, Legal Services Unit
+61 2 63657660
Author Kylie Bennetts
Director, Legal Services Unit
+61 2 63657660
Enquiries Contact Legal Services

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

April 2021 – position title changes in accordance with University structure changes, approval of document correct in accordance with GOV10B.


October 2019 - all references to the University Secretary and Director, Governance and Corporate Affairs position have been updated to the University Secretary, to align with current structure.


June 2019 - all references to the 'Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Development and Industry)' position and division updated to 'Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Engagement)', to align with current structure.


November 2017 – administrative amendments as approved by the University Secretary under Delegation 10B, including updating of position titles to align with current organisational structures.


This is the first version of this document to be published in the CSU Policy Library. For all intents and purposes, this version is reflective of the existing version that was published in the relevant manual (academic or administration) at the time the CSU Policy Library was launched. The document has been subjected to reformatting, including the application of a new numbering system and title.



The following information details the history of changes to the document prior to its publication via the CSU Policy Library:



14 November 2006 - Change references from Manager, Compliance and Legal to University Solicitor. Change references to Chapters to Divisions. Remove abbreviations clause and renumber. Remove clause reference to table of amendments. Update Table of Contents.