University of Auckland Act 1961

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Reprint as at 29 November 2010

University of Auckland Act 1961

Public Act1961 No 50
Date of assent8 November 1961
Commencementsee section 1(2)


Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Education.



1 Short Title and commencement

2 Interpretation

3 Constitution of the University

4 University District and Court of Convocation

5 Visitor of the University [Repealed]

The Council


6 Constitution of Council [Repealed]

7 Transitional provisions [Repealed]

8 Term of office [Repealed]

9 Employees as Council members [Repealed]

10 Disqualification of members of Council [Repealed]

11 Casual vacancies in Council [Repealed]

12 Proceedings of Council not affected by vacancies, etc [Repealed]

13 Election of Council members [Repealed]

14 Meetings of Council [Repealed]

15 Special meetings of Council [Repealed]

16 Council may appoint committees [Repealed]

Powers of the Council

17 Council to be governing body of University [Repealed]

18 Appointment of professors, lecturers, etc [Repealed]

18A Council to consult staff organisation about conditions of employment of academic staff [Repealed]

19 Conferment of degrees [Repealed]

20 Award of certificates, etc

21 Lectures to members of the public

22 Power to make statutes and regulations [Repealed]

23 Seal of the University [Repealed]

24 Admission of students [Repealed]

The Chancellor and Pro-Chancellor


25 Election of Chancellor [Repealed]

26 Election of Pro-Chancellor [Repealed]

27 Right to preside at meetings of Council [Repealed]

The Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor


28 Vice-Chancellor [Repealed]

29 Deputy Vice-Chancellor [Repealed]

The Senate


30 Constitution of Senate [Repealed]

31 Chairman of Senate [Repealed]

32 Meetings of Senate [Repealed]

33 Proceedings of Senate not affected by vacancies, etc [Repealed]

34 Functions of Senate [Repealed]

35 Senate may appoint committees [Repealed]

36 Council to consult Senate on academic matters [Repealed]

Affiliated institutions


37 Admission of affiliated institutions [Repealed]

Financial provisions


38 Benefactions to be strictly applied [Repealed]

39 Bulk funding [Repealed]

40 Money to be paid into bank [Repealed]

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

42 Investment of money [Repealed]

43 Provision for Common Fund investment [Repealed]

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

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

46 Unauthorised expenditure of Council [Repealed]

47 Council to prescribe fees [Repealed]

47A Fees for domestic students [Repealed]

47B Fees for foreign students [Repealed]

48 Fees payable to associations of students [Repealed]

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

50 Powers of Council in respect of property [Repealed]

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

52 Annual report and statement of accounts [Repealed]

Repeals and savings


53 Repeals and savings [Repealed]

Schedule 1
The Auckland University District


Schedule 2
Degrees and other academic qualifications


Schedule 3
Enactments repealed


Reprint notes

An Act to consolidate and amend certain enactments of the Parliament of New Zealand relating to the University of Auckland

  • Title: amended, on 1 January 1987, pursuant to section 29(2) of the Constitution Act 1986 (1986 No 114).