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Universities (Scotland) Act 1966

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1To amend the composition, powers and functions of the University Court, the Senatus Academicus, and the General Council, as set out in the Universities (Scotland) Acts 1858 to 1932, the Act of 1953 and this Act, and in the ordinances made under the said Acts of 1858 to 1932 and of 1953 as set out in Schedule 3 to this Act; and to amend the composition of the General Council as set out in section 28 of the Act of 1868.

2To amend the composition of any other body set up under the Acts of 1858 and 1889 to which the University Court nominates or appoints members:

Provided that before proceeding to the exercise of the powers herein contained the Court shall have regard to any recommendation made by the body concerned.

3To fulfil the purposes which are mentioned in sections 14 and 15 of the Act of 1889, and section 2 of the Act of 1932.

4To provide for the manner of election of readers and lecturers to the Senatus Academicus and their term of office.

5To prescribe the conditions under which the register of members of the General Council is to be maintained.

6To vary or revoke any of the ordinances set out in Schedule 3 to this Act.

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