Statutes and Ordinances of the University of Cambridge
Statute C
p. 20

In this section

Chapter VI


1. The Registrary is placed under the direction of the Council. It shall be the duty of the Registrary

  1. (a)to act as the principal administrative officer of the University, and as the head of the University’s administrative staff;
  2. (b)to keep a record of the proceedings of the University, and to attend for that purpose all Congregations of the Regent House and such other public proceedings of the University as may be specified by Statute or Ordinance or by the Council;
  3. (c)to act as Secretary to the Council;
  4. (d)to receive reports of Boards, Syndicates, and other bodies, and to deal with them as required by Statute or Ordinance;
  5. (e)to be responsible for maintaining a register of members of the University, and keeping records of matriculations and class-lists, and of degrees, diplomas, and other qualifications;
  6. (f)to edit Statutes and Ordinances and the Cambridge University Reporter;
  7. (g)to perform such other duties as may be prescribed by Statute or Ordinance or by the Council.

2. The Registrary shall be appointed by the Council.

3. The Registrary shall not be a member of the Council.

4. There shall be under the direction of the Council administrative officers in categories determined by Special Ordinance. So far as the Council may allow or direct, any duty of the Registrary may be performed by such an officer.

5. During a vacancy in the office of Registrary, the Council may appoint an Acting Registrary upon such terms of remuneration as it thinks fit.