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Universities of Oxford and Cambridge Act 1923

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2In this Act—

  • " The University " means the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge respectively, or one of them separately (as the case may require) :

  • " The Senate" means the Senate of the University of Cambridge:

  • " College" means a College in the University, and ; includes the Cathedral or House of Christ Church in Oxford, and also includes Keble College, Oxford, and the Public Hostel known as Selwyn College, Cambridge :

  • "Hall" means St. Edmund Hall, in the University of Oxford:

  • " The Governing Body " of a College means, as regards the Colleges in the University of Oxford, except Christ Church and Keble College, the head and all actual fellows of the College, being graduates, and as regards Christ Church, means the dean, canons, and students, and as regards Keble College, means the Council of that College : " The Governing Body" of a College means, as regards the Colleges in the University of Cambridge, except Downing College and Selwyn College, the head and all actual fellows of the College, bye-fellows excepted, being graduates, and as regards Downing College, the head, professors, and all actual fellows thereof, bye-fellows excepted, being graduates, and as regards Selwyn College, the Council of that College : Emolument" includes—

  • (1) A headship, professorship, lectureship, readership, praslectorship, fellowship, bye-fellowship, tutorship, studentship, scholarship, exhibition, demyship, postmastership, taberdarship, Bible clerkship, servitorship, sizarship, sub-sizarship, or other place in the University or a College or the Hall, having attached thereto an income payable out of the revenues of the University or of a College or the Hall, or being a place to be held and enjoyed by a head or other member of a College or the Hall as such, or having attached thereto an income to be so held and enjoyed, arising wholly or in part from an endowment, benefaction, or trust; and

  • (2) The income aforesaid, and all benefits and advantages of every nature and kind belonging to the place, and any endowment belonging to, or held by, or for the benefit of, or enjoyed by, a head or other member of a College or the Hall as such, and any fund, endowment, or property held by or on behalf of the University or a College or the Hall, for the purpose of advancing, rewarding, or otherwise providing for any member of the-University or College or Hall, or of purchasing-any advowson, benefice, or property to be held for the like purpose, or to be in any manner applied for the promotion of any such member and (3) As regards the University of Oxford a bursary appropriated to any College in Scotland :

  • " School" means a school or other place of education beyond the precincts of the University, and includes-a College in Scotland :

  • "Advowson " includes right of patronage, exclusive or alternate.

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