Ordinance 1: Definition of Ordinances

1.1 The University Ordinances are informed by the Charter and Statutes and set out, in detail, the rules of conduct for University business.

1.2 In line with Article 20 of the Charter, Ordinances shall be made, amended or repealed by the Council. Ordinances which relate specifically to academic constitutional and regulatory arrangements require the endorsement/recommendation of Senate ahead of Council approval.

1.3 A record of amendments to the University’s Ordinances and Regulations is  maintained by the University Secretary’s Office.

1.4 Words defined in these Ordinances shall have the same meaning in the Charter, the Statutes and the Regulations unless the context indicates otherwise.

1.5 These Ordinances shall be interpreted in such a manner as not to conflict Ordinances with the Charter or Statutes.

1.6 The Interpretation Act 1978 shall apply for the interpretation of University Legislation as it applies for the interpretation of an Act of Parliament.

Words importing the singular shall include the plural and vice versa.

Words importing the masculine shall include the feminine and vice versa.

The Charter, Statutes, Ordinances, Regulations and all Codes of Practice of the University shall apply to all members of the University, as defined in the Statutes.

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