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Cambridge University Act 1856

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1—4.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  3. Constitution of the University

    1. 5. Establishment of Council of the Senate.

    2. 6. Composition of Council.

    3. 7. Vice-Chancellor to promulgate lists of members of Senate.

    4. 8. Lists may be objected to and amended.

    5. 9.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    6. 10. For supply of periodical vacancies in Council. Members vacating may be re-elected.

    7. 11. As to filling up of casual vacancies.

    8. 12. Votes of electors.

    9. 13. Absence from meetings for a certain time to create a vacancy.

    10. 14. Member of Council becoming Vice-Chancellor not to vacate seat.

    11. 15. Professors eligible.

    12. 16.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    13. 17. Power to Council to make rules for regulation of its own proceedings.

    14. 18.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    15. 19. Who shall be President of the Council.

    16. 20. Quorum of Council. Questions to be decided by the majority.

    17. 21. Council to nominate to offices.

    18. 22. Certain oaths deemed illegal, and not to be administered.

    19. 23. Power to Vice-Chancellor to license members of the University to open their residences for reception of students.

    20. 24. Hostels.

    21. 25—31.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    22. 32. Votes may be given by proxy.

    23. 33—35.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    24. 36. Statutes as to scholarships in Trinity College appropriated to scholars of Westminster School.

    25. 37—41.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    26. 42. Power to the Chancellor to settle doubts as to meaning of University statutes.

    27. 43. Statutes to be subject to repeal, &c.

    28. 44.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    29. 45. Not necessary to make declaration or take an oath on matriculating nor on taking a degree;

    30. 46. nor on obtaining any exhibition, scholarship, or other college emolument.

    31. 47.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    32. 48.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    33. 49. Powers of University to continue in force, except as altered by this Act.

    34. 50. Interpretation of terms.

    35. 51. Parts of Lands Clauses Act 1845, incorporated herewith.

    36. 52, 53.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    1. SCHEDULE

      1. A.B., , a member of the Senate, doth hereby appoint...

      2. (Signature) A.B.

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