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Graces submitted to the Regent House on 30 January 2002

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 These Graces, other than any which is withdrawn or for which a ballot is requested in accordance with the regulations for Graces of the Regent House (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 113), will be deemed to have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, 8 February 2002.

1. That an Address, to be approved by the Council, to Her Most Excellent Majesty the Queen be sealed with the Common Seal of the University, and presented to Her Majesty on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of Her Majesty's accession to the throne.1

2. That the regulations for election of members of the Council in class (d) (student members) be amended as follows:2

Regulation 7.

By amending the first sentence so as to read:

The annual election of members in class (d) shall be held in Full Term on a day not earlier than the fourteenth day before the last day of Full Lent Term.

By deleting sub-paragraph (b).

Regulation 9.

By amending the regulation so as to read:

9. Not later than thirty-five days of term before the date appointed for the election, the Vice-Chancellor shall give public notice of the date appointed for the election and the final date for the receipt of nominations.

Regulation 10.

By replacing the words 'On or before the first day of Full Lent Term' by the words 'Not later than twenty-eight days of term before the date appointed for the election'.

3. That, on the recommendation of the General Board, the Professorship of Clinical Biochemistry (1977) be retitled the Professorship of Clinical Biochemistry and Medicine.3

4. That the regulations for dates of examinations and publication of class-lists be amended as follows:4

Regulation 2.

By moving the entry in the table for the LL.M. Examination from 'Wednesday before last Sunday in May' to 'Monday before last Sunday in May'.

5. That the recommendations in paragraph 6 of the Report of the General Board, dated 11 July 2001, on the establishment of Royal Society Professorships and related matters (Reporter, 2000-01, p. 1013) be approved.5

6. That the recommendations in paragraph 7 of the Report of the Council, dated 10 December 2001, on student complaints (Reporter, p. 371) be approved.6

7. That the recommendations in paragraph 4 of the Report of the General Board, dated 28 November 2001, on the establishment of two Professorships of Education (Reporter, p. 375) be approved.7

1 It is expected that the Address will be presented to Her Majesty on 21 March 2002. The text, which will be available for inspection in the University Offices (Secretariat) from 18 February, will be published in the Reporter early in the Easter Term together with details of the University's deputation.

2 Statutes and Ordinances, p. 119. The regulations have been amended so that the elections of student members of the Council and the General Board may be held after the elections to CUSU which are usually held in March.

3 Statutes and Ordinances, p. 671. Professor S. O'Rahilly who was recently elected to this Professorship has proposed that it be retitled to include a reference to medicine.

4 Statutes and Ordinances, p. 212. The change in date for the commencement of the LL.M. Examination has been proposed by the Faculty Board of Law in order to reduce the number of candidates sitting more than one paper on the same day.

5 See the Council's Notice, p. 474.

6 See the Council's Notice, p. 474.

7 See the Council's Notice, p. 474.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 30 January 2002
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