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Governance (Pro Chancellor) Rule 2007 No. 3

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Division 1 Introduction

1 Name of Rule

(1) This Rule is the Governance (Pro Chancellor) Rule 2007.

2 Commencement

(2) This Rule commences on 31 August 2007 [CNL07/100].

3 Purpose

(3) This Rule is enacted for the purpose of establishing the ceremonial position of Pro Chancellor and defining the functions of the position.

4 Authority

(4) This Rule is made pursuant to authority granted to the Council under section 31 (1) and 32 of the Act.

(5) Notes:

(6) Section 31 (1) and 32 of the Act states that the Council may make Rules.

5 Glossary

(7) In this Rule:

  1. Act - means the Charles Sturt University Act 1989.
  2. By-law - means the Charles Sturt University By-law 2005.
  3. Secretary - means the Secretary appointed under clause 19 of the By-law and includes a person or persons appointed to act on behalf of the Secretary from time to time.

6 Notes and Headings

(8) The notes in the text of this Rule do not form part of this Rule.

(9) Headings do not form part of this Rule.

Division 2 Members and officeholders of committees

7 Establishment of office of Pro Chancellor

(10) There is a ceremonial position of Pro Chancellor.

8 Appointment of Pro Chancellor

(11) The Council may, by resolution, appoint a person to the position of Pro Chancellor to represent the Council in a region or regions of the University, for a term not exceeding 2 years.

(12) Despite clause 9, an appointment may be terminated at any time by notice in writing signed by the Chancellor.

9 Status and Function of Pro Chancellor

(13) The Pro Chancellor is an honorary position of the Council.

(14) The Pro Chancellor may, at the formal invitation of the Chancellor, preside at official ceremonies of the University within Australia on behalf of the Chancellor where the Chancellor and Deputy Chancellor are unable to do so.

10 Form of Dress

(15) The form of ceremonial dress of the Pro Chancellor will be as determined by the Secretary from time to time.

11 Limitations

(16) The office of the Pro Chancellor is a ceremonial office and holds no formal authority on behalf of the University.

(17) The Pro Chancellor may not bind or make representations for or on behalf of the University.

Division 3 Expenses

12 Expenses generally

(18) Sections 11, 12, 13, 17, 18 and 19 of the Governance (Council Allowance) Rule 2006 apply to the Pro Chancellor as though the Pro Chancellor were an eligible member under that Rule.

(19) No other provisions of the Governance (Council Allowance) Rule 2006 apply to the position of the Pro Chancellor.