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Graces submitted to the Regent House on 21 January 1998

The Council submit the following Graces to the Regent House. These Graces, other than any which is withdrawn or for which a ballot is requested in accordance with the regulations for Graces of the Regent House (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 113) will be deemed to have been approved at 4 p.m. on Friday, 30 January 1998.

1. That the recommendations contained in paragraph 3 of the Report, dated 19 November 1997, of the General Board on the re-establishment of the Price Waterhouse Professorship of Financial Accounting (Reporter, p. 215) be approved.

2. That the Sub-committee for the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health be retitled the Sub-committee for Chemical Hazards, and that the regulations for the Committee for Safety be amended accordingly.1

3. That a Kathleen Madge Short Cancer Fund be established in the University, to be governed by the following regulations:

 1. The sum bequeathed to the University by Harold George Short, in memory of his wife Kathleen Madge Short, shall form a fund called the Kathleen Madge Short Cancer Fund, the capital and the income of which shall be used for the support of research in human cancer.

 2. The Fund shall be administered by the Head of the Department of Oncology, in consultation with the Regius Professor of Physic.2

4. That the regulations for the William Barclay Squire Fund be amended as follows:

Regulation 3.

 By amending sub- paragraph (a) so as to read:

(a) in any two papers chosen from the following: Paper 3 and any of the additional papers which in the judgement of the Examiners are to be regarded as papers on subjects in the history of music;3

5. That the regulations for the John Stewart of Rannoch Sacred Music Fund and Scholarships be amended as follows:

Regulation 4.

 By replacing the words 'the division of the Michaelmas Term' by the words 'the end of the third quarter of the Michaelmas Term'.4

1 Statutes and Ordinances, p. 148. The scope of the legislation governing substances hazardous to health has gradually been extended so that it now includes many substances which are classed as biological agents. In order to minimize the resulting overlap in the functions of the Sub-committee for the control of Substances Hazardous to Health and the Sub-committee for Biological Hazards, it is proposed to rename the former as the Sub-committee for Chemical Hazards.

2 See the Vice Chancellor's Notice, p. 314.

3 Statutes and Ordinances, p. 823. This amendment is consequential on the recent revision of the papers in Part II of the Music Tripos.

4 Statutes and Ordinances, p. 828. It is proposed to revise the date for the submission of candidates' proposed subjects for dissertations, so as to allow a longer interval after the announcement of the competition in the Awards Number of the Reporter.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 21st January 1998
Copyright © 1998 The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.