Ordinance XII: Reserved Areas of Business for Committees

  1. Students who are members of the Council, the Senate, an Academic Board or any University Committee shall not receive papers or be concerned with discussions on reserved areas of business.  They shall withdraw from the meeting when it is declared by the Chair of the meeting that the meeting is about to discuss a reserved area of business and shall not return to the meeting until the discussion on the reserved area of business is concluded.
  2. Reserved areas of business include: (i) the appointment, remuneration, conditions of service, prospects, promotion and conduct of members of staff of the University whether in general or in any particular case; (ii) the admission, progress, examination, assessment and personal affairs of individual students.  Subject to the above the Chair of the meeting may declare in any case of doubt whether a matter is a reserved area of business or not and the decision shall be final.


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