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King’s College London Act 1997

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2Interpretation

In this Act, unless the subject or context otherwise requires, the following expressions shall have the following meanings:—

  • “the appointed day” means such day as may be agreed by the Council of the College, the Delegacy and the Council of Governors under section 3 (Appointed day) of this Act;

  • “the Charter” means the Royal Charter granted by Her Majesty on 1st April 1980 to the College;

  • “the College” means King’s College London;

  • “the College Statutes” means the Statutes referred to in article 14 of the Charter;

  • “the Continuing Trustees” means the Continuing Trustees of the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St. Thomas’s Hospitals constituted under section 6 (Constitution of Continuing Trustees of Schools) of this Act;

  • “the Council of Governors” means the Council of Governors of the Schools;

  • “the Council of the College” means the Council of King’s College London;

  • “the Delegacy” means the Delegacy of King’s College School of Medicine and Dentistry;

  • “the Former Establishments” means the United Medical Schools of Guy’s and St. Thomas’s Hospitals, the First Administration Council of the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St. Thomas’s Hospitals, the Second Administration Council of the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St. Thomas’s Hospitals and the Institute of Dermatology;

  • “the Principal” means the Principal for the time being of the College;

  • “the relevant property” has the meaning assigned to it by the said section 6;

  • “the Schools” means the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St. Thomas’s Hospitals and, except in section 4 (Dissolution of Schools) of this Act, references to the Schools shall be construed as including reference to the Council of Governors;

  • “the University” means the University of London.

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