University of Waikato Act 1963

Reprint as at 1 August 2020

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

University of Waikato Act 1963

Public Act
 
1963 No 8
Date of assent
 
25 September 1963
Commencement
 
see section 1(2)
Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Education.

Contents

Title
1Short Title and commencement
2Interpretation
3Constitution of the university
4Court of Convocation
5Visitor of the university [Repealed]
[Repealed]
6Constitution of Council [Repealed]
7Transitional provisions [Repealed]
8Term of office [Repealed]
9Employees as Council members [Repealed]
10Disqualification of members of Council [Repealed]
11Casual vacancies in Council [Repealed]
12Proceedings of Council not affected by vacancies, etc [Repealed]
13Election of Council members [Repealed]
14Meetings of Council [Repealed]
15Special meetings of Council [Repealed]
16Council may appoint committees [Repealed]
17Council to be governing body of university [Repealed]
18Appointment of professors, lecturers, etc [Repealed]
18ACouncil to consult staff organisation about conditions of employment of academic staff [Repealed]
19Conferment of degrees [Repealed]
20Award of certificates, etc
21Lectures to members of the public
22Power to make statutes and regulations [Repealed]
23Seal of the university [Repealed]
24Admission of students [Repealed]
[Repealed]
25Election of Chancellor [Repealed]
26Election of Pro-Chancellor [Repealed]
27Right to preside at meetings of Council [Repealed]
[Repealed]
28Vice-Chancellor [Repealed]
29Acting Vice-Chancellor [Repealed]
[Repealed]
30Constitution of Academic Board [Repealed]
30ATerm of office of members of Academic Board [Repealed]
30BCasual vacancies in Academic Board [Repealed]
31Chairman of Academic Board [Repealed]
32Meetings of Academic Board [Repealed]
33Proceedings of Academic Board not affected by vacancies, etc [Repealed]
34Functions of Academic Board [Repealed]
35Academic Board may appoint committees [Repealed]
36Council to consult Academic Board on academic matters [Repealed]
[Repealed]
36ASchools of Studies and Boards of Studies [Repealed]
[Repealed]
37Benefactions to be strictly applied [Repealed]
38Bulk funding [Repealed]
39Money to be paid into bank [Repealed]
40Withdrawals from bank [Repealed]
41Loan money to be paid into a separate account [Repealed]
42Investment of money [Repealed]
43Provision for Common Fund investment [Repealed]
44Travelling allowances and expenses of members of Council [Repealed]
45Council may insure members against personal accident while engaged in duties [Repealed]
46Unauthorised expenditure of Council [Repealed]
47Council to prescribe fees [Repealed]
47AFees for domestic students [Repealed]
47BFees for foreign students [Repealed]
48Fees payable to associations of students [Repealed]
49Grants by Council to associations of staff or students [Repealed]
50Powers of Council in respect of property [Repealed]
51Power to borrow by way of overdraft or temporary loan [Repealed]
52Annual report and statement of accounts [Repealed]
[Repealed]
53Vesting of property in the University of Waikato [Repealed]
54Protection of staff [Repealed]
55Saving of certain statutes, regulations, etc [Repealed]
56Consequential amendments [Repealed]
Reprint notes

An Act to establish a university in the South Auckland Land District

 
1 Short Title and commencement

(1)

This Act may be cited as the University of Waikato Act 1963.

(2)

This Act shall come into force on 1 January 1964:

provided that subsection (4) of section 28 shall come into force on the passing of this Act.

2 Interpretation

(1)

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—

assisted student means an international student who is in New Zealand to study under an assistance programme administered by the New Zealand Government

the Council means the Council of the University of Waikato constituted in accordance with subpart 3 of Part 4 of the Education and Training Act 2020

domestic student means a person who is not an international student

exempt student means an international student who—

(a)

is in New Zealand to study under an exchange programme approved by the New Zealand Government; or

(b)

is for the time being exempted under section 47B(2)

international student means a person who is not a New Zealand citizen and is—

(a)

a person to whom section 15 or 16 of the Immigration Act 2009 applies; or

(b)

a person obliged by or under that Act or any other enactment to leave New Zealand immediately or within a specified time; or

(c)

treated for the purposes of that Act as being unlawfully in New Zealand

lecturer means a member of the staff of the University of Waikato who is in terms of his appointment an associate professor, a reader, a senior lecturer, or a lecturer of the university; and includes such other persons and classes of persons as the Council from time to time determines

Minister means the Minister of the Crown for the time being responsible for the administration of this Act

professor means a professor of the University of Waikato; but does not include an associate professor

the Registrar means the Registrar of the University of Waikato

Secretary means the chief executive of the Ministry of Education

the university means the University of Waikato constituted under this Act.

(2)

In the absence of proof to the contrary,—

(a)

a certificate signed by the chief executive of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade that on a specified day, or for a specified period, a specified person was or was not, or will or will not be in New Zealand to study under an assistance programme administered by the New Zealand Government; or

(b)

a certificate signed by the Secretary that on a specified day, or for a specified period, a specified person was or was not, or will or will not be in New Zealand to study under an exchange programme approved by the New Zealand Government,—

is, for the purposes of subsection (1), conclusive evidence of the matter certified; and judicial notice shall be taken of the signature on any such certificate of the chief executive or (as the case may be) the Secretary.

Compare: 1961 No 50 s 2

Section 2(1) Academic Board: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

Section 2(1) academic staff: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

Section 2(1) assisted student: inserted, on 1 January 1990, by section 31(2) of the Education Amendment Act 1989 (1989 No 156).

Section 2(1) assisted student: amended, on 1 August 2020, by section 668 of the Education and Training Act 2020 (2020 No 38).

Section 2(1) Board of Studies: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

Section 2(1) the Chancellor: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

Section 2(1) the Council: amended, on 1 August 2020, by section 668 of the Education and Training Act 2020 (2020 No 38).

Section 2(1) the Council: amended, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

Section 2(1) Dean: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

Section 2(1) domestic student: inserted, on 1 January 1990, by section 31(2) of the Education Amendment Act 1989 (1989 No 156).

Section 2(1) domestic student: amended, on 1 August 2020, by section 668 of the Education and Training Act 2020 (2020 No 38).

Section 2(1) exempt student: inserted, on 1 January 1990, by section 31(2) of the Education Amendment Act 1989 (1989 No 156).

Section 2(1) exempt student: amended, on 1 August 2020, by section 668 of the Education and Training Act 2020 (2020 No 38).

Section 2(1) financial year: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

Section 2(1) foreign student: repealed, on 1 August 2020, by section 668 of the Education and Training Act 2020 (2020 No 38).

Section 2(1) general course of study: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

Section 2(1) international student: inserted, on 1 August 2020, by section 668 of the Education and Training Act 2020 (2020 No 38).

Section 2(1) Minister: inserted, on 1 January 1990, by section 31(2) of the Education Amendment Act 1989 (1989 No 156).

Section 2(1) personal course of study: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

Section 2(1) the Pro-Chancellor: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

Section 2(1) the Professorial Board: repealed, on 12 October 1977, by section 2(1) of the University of Waikato Amendment Act 1977 (1977 No 37).

Section 2(1) School of Studies: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

Section 2(1) Secretary: inserted, on 1 January 1990, by section 31(2) of the Education Amendment Act 1989 (1989 No 156).

Section 2(1) sub-professorial staff: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

Section 2(1) the Vice-Chancellor: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

Section 2(2): inserted, on 1 January 1990, by section 31(3) of the Education Amendment Act 1989 (1989 No 156).

Section 2(2)(a): amended, on 1 July 1993, pursuant to section 9(2) of the Foreign Affairs Amendment Act 1993 (1993 No 48).

3 Constitution of the university

(1)

For the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination and maintenance thereof by teaching and research there shall be a university to be called the University of Waikato.

(2)

The university shall consist of the Council, the professors emeriti, the professors, lecturers, Registrar, and librarian of the university for the time being in office, the graduates and undergraduates of the university, the persons whose names are for the time being on the register of the Court of Convocation of the university, and such other persons and classes of persons as the Council may from time to time determine.

(3)

The university shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal, and may hold real and personal property, and sue and be sued, and do and suffer all that bodies corporate may do and suffer.

Compare: 1961 No 50 s 3

Section 3(1): amended, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

4 Court of Convocation

(1)

There shall be a Court of Convocation of the University of Waikato.

(2)

The said Court of Convocation shall consist of the persons whose names are enrolled on a register to be kept by the Registrar.

(3)

The power of the Council under section 284 of the Education and Training Act 2020 to make statutes extends to making statutes for the keeping of the register of the Court of Convocation, which statutes may include provisions prescribing the persons and classes of persons who are eligible for membership of the said Court of Convocation, the circumstances in which, and the conditions (whether as to payment of fee or otherwise) on which, persons are entitled to have their names enrolled on the register of the said court; and, subject to this Act and to the said statutes, if any, the said court shall have power to make such rules for the conduct of its business as it thinks fit, and until rules governing its meetings are so made shall meet at such times and places as the Council may determine.

(4)

The said court may make representations to the Council on any matter concerning the interests of the university.

Compare: 1961 No 49 s 4

Section 4(3): amended, on 1 August 2020, by section 668 of the Education and Training Act 2020 (2020 No 38).

Section 4(3): amended, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

5 Visitor of the university
[Repealed]

Section 5: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

The Council[Repealed]

Heading: repealed, on 1 January 1991, pursuant to section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

6 Constitution of Council
[Repealed]

Section 6: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

7 Transitional provisions
[Repealed]

Section 7: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

8 Term of office
[Repealed]

Section 8: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

9 Employees as Council members
[Repealed]

Section 9: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

10 Disqualification of members of Council
[Repealed]

Section 10: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

11 Casual vacancies in Council
[Repealed]

Section 11: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

12 Proceedings of Council not affected by vacancies, etc
[Repealed]

Section 12: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

13 Election of Council members
[Repealed]

Section 13: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

14 Meetings of Council
[Repealed]

Section 14: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

15 Special meetings of Council
[Repealed]

Section 15: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

16 Council may appoint committees
[Repealed]

Section 16: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

Powers of the Council

17 Council to be governing body of university
[Repealed]

Section 17: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

18 Appointment of professors, lecturers, etc
[Repealed]

Section 18: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

18A Council to consult staff organisation about conditions of employment of academic staff
[Repealed]

Section 18A: repealed, on 19 December 1989, by section 30(1) of the State Sector Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 136).

19 Conferment of degrees
[Repealed]

Section 19: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

20 Award of certificates, etc

The Council shall have power, under such conditions as it thinks fit, to award certificates, fellowships, scholarships, bursaries, and prizes, and to make other awards.

Compare: 1961 No 50 s 20

21 Lectures to members of the public

The Council shall have power to provide such lectures and instruction for any persons, whether or not they are members of the university, as it thinks fit, and on such conditions as it thinks fit, and may award certificates to any of them.

Compare: 1961 No 50 s 21

22 Power to make statutes and regulations
[Repealed]

Section 22: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

23 Seal of the university
[Repealed]

Section 23: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

24 Admission of students
[Repealed]

Section 24: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

The Chancellor and Pro-Chancellor[Repealed]

Heading: repealed, on 1 January 1991, pursuant to section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

25 Election of Chancellor
[Repealed]

Section 25: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

26 Election of Pro-Chancellor
[Repealed]

Section 26: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

27 Right to preside at meetings of Council
[Repealed]

Section 27: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

The Vice-Chancellor and Acting Vice-Chancellor[Repealed]

Heading: repealed, on 1 January 1991, pursuant to section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

28 Vice-Chancellor
[Repealed]

Section 28: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

29 Acting Vice-Chancellor
[Repealed]

Section 29: repealed, on 19 December 1989, by section 30(1) of the State Sector Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 136).

The Academic Board[Repealed]

Heading: repealed, on 1 January 1991, pursuant to section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

30 Constitution of Academic Board
[Repealed]

Section 30: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

30A Term of office of members of Academic Board
[Repealed]

Section 30A: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

30B Casual vacancies in Academic Board
[Repealed]

Section 30B: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

31 Chairman of Academic Board
[Repealed]

Section 31: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

32 Meetings of Academic Board
[Repealed]

Section 32: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

33 Proceedings of Academic Board not affected by vacancies, etc
[Repealed]

Section 33: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

34 Functions of Academic Board
[Repealed]

Section 34: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

35 Academic Board may appoint committees
[Repealed]

Section 35: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

36 Council to consult Academic Board on academic matters
[Repealed]

Section 36: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

Schools of Studies[Repealed]

Heading: repealed, on 1 January 1991, pursuant to section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

36A Schools of Studies and Boards of Studies
[Repealed]

Section 36A: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

Financial provisions[Repealed]

Heading: repealed, on 1 January 1991, pursuant to section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

37 Benefactions to be strictly applied
[Repealed]

Section 37: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

38 Bulk funding
[Repealed]

Section 38: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

39 Money to be paid into bank
[Repealed]

Section 39: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

40 Withdrawals from bank
[Repealed]

Section 40: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

41 Loan money to be paid into a separate account
[Repealed]

Section 41: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

42 Investment of money
[Repealed]

Section 42: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

43 Provision for Common Fund investment
[Repealed]

Section 43: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

44 Travelling allowances and expenses of members of Council
[Repealed]

Section 44: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

45 Council may insure members against personal accident while engaged in duties
[Repealed]

Section 45: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

46 Unauthorised expenditure of Council
[Repealed]

Section 46: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

47 Council to prescribe fees
[Repealed]

Section 47: repealed, on 1 January 1990, by section 31(1) of the Education Amendment Act 1989 (1989 No 156).

47A Fees for domestic students
[Repealed]

Section 47A: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

47B Fees for foreign students
[Repealed]

Section 47B: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

48 Fees payable to associations of students
[Repealed]

Section 48: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

49 Grants by Council to associations of staff or students
[Repealed]

Section 49: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

50 Powers of Council in respect of property
[Repealed]

Section 50: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

51 Power to borrow by way of overdraft or temporary loan
[Repealed]

Section 51: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

52 Annual report and statement of accounts
[Repealed]

Section 52: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

Miscellaneous provisions[Repealed]

Heading: repealed, on 1 January 1991, pursuant to section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

53 Vesting of property in the University of Waikato
[Repealed]

Section 53: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

54 Protection of staff
[Repealed]

Section 54: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

55 Saving of certain statutes, regulations, etc
[Repealed]

Section 55: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

56 Consequential amendments
[Repealed]

Section 56: repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the University of Waikato Act 1963 that incorporates all the amendments to that Act as at the date of the last amendment to it.

2 Legal status

Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes

Editorial and format changes to reprints are made using the powers under sections 24 to 26 of the Legislation Act 2012. See also http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/.

4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

Education and Training Act 2020 (2020 No 38): section 668

Foreign Affairs Amendment Act 1993 (1993 No 48): section 9(2)

Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60): section 50(4)

Education Amendment Act 1989 (1989 No 156): section 31

State Sector Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 136): section 30(1)

University of Waikato Amendment Act 1977 (1977 No 37)