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statutes made by them, as are, from and after the end of that year, conferred on the Commissioners by this act; but every statute so made shall be laid before the Commissioners, and the same, if approved by the Commissioners by writing under their seal, but not otherwise, shall be deemed to be a statute made by the Comm ssioners, and shall be proceeded on and, it and as far as the same is not disallowed as in this act provided, shall have effect accordingly.

Power for Commissioners to make Statutes for University and Colleges. 12. From and after the end of the year on, thousand eight hundred and seventy eight, the Commissioners may by virtue of this act, and subject and according to the provisions thereof, make statutes for the University and for any college, and for altering or repenling statutes made by the Commissioners, and may exercise those powers from time to time with reference to the University and to any college.

Limitation of Fifty Years. 13. The Commissioners shall not make a statute altering the trusts of a Uni. versity or college emolument, unless the instrument of foundation or of endow. ment thereof was made or executed more than fifty years before the passing of this act; but nothing in this section shall prevent the Commissioners from making a statuto increasing the endowment of any, University or college emolument, or otherwise improving the position of the holder thereof.

Regard to Main Design of Founder. 14. The Commissioners, in making the statute affecting a University or college emolument, shall have regard to the main design of the founder, except where the same has ceased to be observert before the passing of this act, or where the trusts of the emolument have been altered in substance by or under any other

Provision for Education, Religion, &c. 15. The Commissioners, in making a statute for the University or a college, shall have regard to the interests of education, religion, learning, and research, and in the case of a statute for a college shall have regard, in the first instance, to those interests within the college, as far as may appear to then requisite.

Objects of Statutes for University. 16. With a view to further and better instruction in art, science, and other branches of learning, the Commissioners, in statutes made by them for the Universities, may from time to time make provision for the following purposes, or any of them: (1.) `For requiring the several colleges, or any of them, to make contribution

out of their revenues for University purposes, regard being first had to the wants of the s-veral colleges in themselves for educational and

other collegiate purposes: (2.) For consolidating any two or more professorships or lectureships: 3.) For erecting and endowing professorships or lectureships:

4 For increasing the endowment of any professorship or lectureship: 15.) For altering the conditions of eligibility and mode of election to any

professorship or public readership: (6.) For providing retiring

pensions for professors and public readers: (7.) For providing new or improving existing buildings, libraries, collections,

or apparatus for any purpose connecte 1 with the instruction of any members of the University, or with research in any art or science, and

for maintaining the same: (8.) For diminishing the expense of University education by founding schol.

arsbips tenable by unattached students not members of any college, or

by paying salaries t) the teachers of such students, or otherwise: (9.) For founding and endowing scholarships, exhibitions and prizes for

encouragement of proficiency in any art or science: (10.) For mo ify ng the trists of any University endowment foundation, or

gift, ur of any professorship, lectu' esh p, scholarship, office, or institution, in or connected with the University, as far as the Commissonra ihink the modification thereof necessary or expedient for giv ng offet to statutes made by then for any purpos, in this act

mention d: (11.) Fur ültering or repraling any statute, ordinance, or regulation of the

University, and : uost.tusing or a.lding any statute for or to the sazne.

Objects of Statutes for Colleges in themselves. 17. The Commissioners, in statutes made by them for a college, may from time to time make provision for the following purposes relative to the college, or any of them: (1.) For altering and regulating the conditions of eligibility or appointment

to any emolument or ofice held in the college, the mde of election or appointment thereto, and the length and conditions of tenure thereof,

and for providing a pension for a holder thereof: (2.) For consolidating any two or more emoluments held in the college: (3.) For dividing, suspending, or suppressing any emolument held in the

college: (4.) For attaching any emolument held in or connected with the college to

any office in the college, on such tenure as to the Comıni-sioners seems fit, and for attaching to the emolument, in connection with the office,

conditions of residence, study, and duty, or any of them: (5.) For affording further or better instruction in any art, science, or other

branch of learning: (6.) For providing new or improving existing buildings, libraries, collections,

or apparatus, for any purpose connected with instruction or research

in any art or science, and for maintaining the same: (7.) For diminishing the expense of education in the college: 18.) For altering or repealing any statute, by law, ordinance, or regulation

of the college, and substituting or adoing any statute, by-law, ordinance, or regulation for or to the same.

Provision for Religious Instruction, &c. 18. The Commissioners, in statutes made by thcm for a college, shall make provision, as far as may appear to them requis te, for the due fulllment of the requisitions of sections five and six of the Universities Tests Act, 1871 (relating to religious instruction and to Morning and Evening Prayer); but they shall not make the entering into Holy Orders or the taking of any test a condition of the holding of any headship or fellowship to which that condition is not at the pass.ng of this act attached.

Objects of Statutes for Colleges in Relation to University. 19. The Commissioners, in statutes made by them for a college, may from time to time make provision for the following purposes relative to the University, or any of them: 2.) For annexing any emolument held in the college to any office in the

University, on such tenure as to the Commissioners seems fit, and for attaching to the emolument, in connection with the office, conditions

of residence, study, and duty, or any of them: (2.) For assigning a portion of the revenues of the college for encouragement

of instruction in the University in any art or science, or for the maintenance and benefit of persons of known ability and learning, studying or making researches in any art or science in the University, or for the purpose of giving effect to statutes made by them for the

University: (3.) For modifying the trusts of any college, endowment, foundation, or gift, atfecting or relating to the University, as far as the Com

issioners think the modification thereof necessary or expedient for giving effect to statutes made by them for the University.

Increase of or Additional Income to be Regarded. 20. The Commissioners, in making a statute affecting a University or college emolument, may, if they think it expedient, take into account any prospectivo increase of ihe income of the emolument, or any prospective addition to the revenues of the University or college, and make provision for the application of that increase or addition.

Power to Allow Continuance of Voluntary Payments. 21. Nothing in or done under this act shall prevent the Commissioners from making in any statute made by them for a college such provisions as they think expedient for the continuance of any voluntary payment that has been used to be made out of the revenues of the college in connection with the college estates or property.

Provision for Accounts, Audit, &c. 22. The Commissioners, in statutes made by them, shall make provision(1.) For the form of accounts of the University and of a college relating to

funds administered either for general purposes, or in trust, and for the

audit thereof: (2.) For the publication of accounts of receipts and expenditure of money

raised under the borrowing powers of the University or of a college.

Union of Colleges and Halls or Combination for Education. 23. The Commissioners, in statutes made by them, may make provision for the complete or partial union of two or more colleges, or of a college and a hall, or of two or more halls, or for the organization of a combined educational system in and for two or more colleges or halls, provided application in that bebalf is made to the Commissioners on the part of each college and hall, as (1.) In the case of a college in Oxford, by a resolution passed at a general

meeting of the college, specially summoned for this purpose, by the votes of not less than two thirds of the number of persons present and

voting, with the consent in writing of the Visitor of the college: (2.) In the case of a hall, by a resolution of the hebdomadal council, with the

consent in writing of the Visitor and of the Principal of the hall: (3.) In the case of a college in Cambridge, by a resolution passed at a general

meeting of the governing body of the college, specially summoned for this purpose, and in case of an application for complete union, the resolution being passed by the votes of not less than two thirds of the

number of persons present and voting. 24. Provides for transferring the canonry of Ely from the Greek Professorship of Cambridge to a professorship of a theological or ecclesiastical character. 25. Saves the rights of Trinity College, Cambridge, in respect to endowments of the Regius Professorship of Greek, Hebrew, or Divinity. 26. Allows the Commissioners to modify the trusts of the Dixie foundation at Emmanuel College. 27. Saves the right of nomination to the headship of Magdalene College, Cambridge. 28. Commissioners to give notice, three weeks at least, exclusive of vacations, to the governing bodies of Universities or colleges of any proposed new statute, and to take into consideration any representation thereon. 29. Any new statute to be published one month before final adoption 30. Commissioners may suspend elections. 31. Saves vested interests. 32. Provides for taking evidence on oath and the production of documents.

Power in Cambridge for Chancellor to Settle Doubts in Statutes. 33. If any doubt arises with respect to the true meaning of any statute made by the Commissioners for the University of Cambridge, the Council of the Senate may apply to the Chancellor of the University for the time being, and he may declare in writing the meaning of the statute on the matter submitted to him, and his declaration shall be registered by the registrary of the University, and the meaning of the statute as therein declared shall be deemed to be the true meaning thereof.

Representation of Colleges.-Election of Commissioners by Colleges. 34. Eight weeks at least (exclusive of any University vacation) before the Commissioners, in the first instance, enter on the consideration of a statute for a college, they shall, by writing, under their seal, give notice to the college, and in Ox!ord to the Visitor of the college, or of their intention to do so.

In Oxford the college, and in Cambridge the governing body of the college, at any time after receipt of the notice, may, at an ordinary general meeting, or at a general meeting specially summoned for this purpose, elect three persons to be Commissioners to represent the college in relation to the mak.ng by the Commissioners of statutes for the college.

If during the continuance of the Commission a vacancy happens by death, resignation, or otherwise, among the persons so elected, the same may be filled up by a like election; and so from time to time.

Each person entitled to vote at an election shall bave one vote for every place to be then filled by election, and may give his votes to one or more of the candidates for election, as he thinks fit.

The persons elected by a college shall be, to all intents, Commissioners in relation to the making by the Commissioners of statutes for the college, before and after the making thereof, but not further or otherwise, save that they shall not be deemed Commissioners for the purposes of the provisions of this act requiring four Commissioners to be actiug and three to be present at a meeting.

35. Commissioners to give college under consideration fourteen days' notice of any meeting. 36. Validity of Commissioners' acts not to be affected by the failure of any person elected to attend meetings.

Schools. —Notice to Governing Body of School, &c. 37. If in any case the Commissioners contemplate making a statute abolishing any right of preference in elections to any college emolument lawfully belonging to and enjoyed by any school, individually named or designated in any instrument of foundation, they shall, two months at least before adopting any final resolution in that behalf, give notice, by writing under their seal, to the governing borly of the school, or to the master of the school on bebalf of the governing body, and to the Charity Commi-sioners, of the proposed statute.

Where the emolument is not a fellowship, by-fellowship, or studentship, the Commissioners shall not make the proposed statute if within two months after receipt of that notice by the governing body, master, or principal, two thirds of the governing body, or two thirds of the aggregate body composed of the several governing bodies of several schools interested, or if within two months after the receipt of that notire by the Charity Commissioners, those Commissioners, by writing under their respective bands or seal, dissent from the proposed statute, on the grouod that it would be prejudicial to the school or schools as a place or places of learning and education.

Where fellowships or studentships are tenable in a college by undergraduates, and the fellowships or studentships of the college are divided, or proposed to be divided, into elder and younger, the elder only shall be deemed to be fellowships or stúdentships within this section.

Provision for Case of Contingent Right. 38. The governing body of a school having a right of preference contingently only on the failure of fit objects from some other school entitled to and in the enjoyment of a prior right of preference shall not have the power of dissent from a proposed statute under this act. 39. Makes tho governing body of a school a corporation.

Statutes for Schools Dissented from. 40. The Commissioners shall send to the Secretary of State every statute re lating to a school proposed by them and dissented from as aforesaid (unless another statute has been substituted), and it sball be laid before Parliament.

Provision respecting Right of Preference when retained by School. 41. Every right of preference retained by or for a school under this act shall be subject to all statutes from time to time made by the Commissioners for the purpose of making the college emolument, to which the right relates, more conducive to the mutual benefit of the college and school, or for the purpose of throwing the emolument open to general or extended competition, on any vacancy for which no candidate or claimant of sufficient merit offers himself from any school entitled.

Universities Committee of Privy Council. 42. There shall be a committee of Her Majesty's Privy Council, styled the Upiversities Committee of the Privy Council (in this act referred to as the Universities Committee).

The Universities Committee shall consist of the President for the time being of the Privy Council, the Archbishop of Canterbury for the time being, the Lord Chancellor of Great Britain for the time being, the Chancellor of the University of Oxford for the time being, if a member of the Privy Council, the Chancellor of the University of Cambridge for the time being, if a member of the Privy Council, and such other member or two members of the Privy Council as Her Majesty from time to time thinks fit to appoint in that bebal}, that other member, or one at least of those two other members, being a member of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.

The powers and dušies of the Universities Committee may be exercised and discharged by any three or more of the members of the committee, one of whom shall be the Lord Chancellor or a member of the Judicial Committee.

43. New statutes to be published in the London Gazette. 44. Three months allowed for petitioning the Queen in Council for disallowance. 45. New statute may be referred to Universities Committee of Privy Council. 46. Which may disallow the same, or refer it back to Commission for reconsideration. 47. Statute not disallowed to be laid before Parliament. 48. Which may disallow the same within twelve weeks, exclusive of any recess. 49. Publication of notice in the London Gazette sufficient evidence of the statute having been laid before Parliament.

Effect of Statutes. --Statutes to be Binding and Effectual. 50. Erery statute made by the Commissioners, gazetted and not disallowed, or the part thereof not disallowed (as the case may be), shall be binding on the University and on every college, and shall be effectual notwithstanding any instrument of foundation or any Act of Parliament, decree, order, statute, or other instrument or thing constituting wholly or in part an instrument of foundation, or confirming or varying a foundation or endowment, or otherwise regulating the University or a college.

Alteration of Statutes.- Power for University to alter Statutes, &c. 51. A statute made by the Commissioners for the University shall, after the cesser of the powers of the Commissioners be subject to alteration by statute made by the University.

Power for Colleges to alter Stalutes, &c. 52. A statute made by the Commissioners for a college, and any statute, ordinance, or regulation made by or in relation to a college under any former act, shall, after the cesser of the powers of the Commissioners, be subject to alteration by ordinance made by the college, the same being passed, at a general meeting of the college specially summoned for this purpose, by the votes of not less than two thirds of the number of persons present and

voting. But where a statute made by the Commissioners for a college affects the Uni. versity, the same shall nnt be subject to alteratiou under this section except with the consent of the University.

Confirmation or Disallowance of altering Statutes. 53. Every statute or ordinance made by the University or a college under either of the two next preceding sections of this act shall be submitted to the Queen in Council, and be procoeded on as if it were a statute made by the Commissioners, with the substitution only of the University or the college for the Commissioners in the provisions of this act in that behalf; and the same, if and as far as not disallowed, shall be as binding and effectual as a statute made by the Commissioners.

But it shall not be necessary that an ordinance so made by a college, which migbt have been made by the college it this act had not been passed, be laid before the Houses of Parliament.

Government of Colleges in Oxford.-Limit on Votes of Fellows. 64. If at any time in a college in Oxford the number of fellows not holding an office in the college or in the University exceeds one third of the wbole number of voters, the junior of the fellows pot so holding office, if elected after the passing of this act, shall not be entitled to vote in the government of the college until the number of those fellows is reduced to one third or less, and so from time to time.

Tests.-Saving for Tests Act. 55. Nothing in this act shall be construed to repeal any provision of the Uni. 'versities Tests Act, 1871.

Operation of Tests Act as regards Theological Offices. 56. Where the Commissioners, by any statute made by them, erect or endow an office declared by them to require in the incumbent thereof the possesion of theological learning, the Universities Tests Act, 1871, shall, with refers pce to that statute, be rea 1 and have effect as if the statute had been made before, and was in operation at the passing of the Universities Tests Act, 1871,

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