University of Auckland Act 1961

4 University District and Court of Convocation

(1)

[Repealed]

(2)

[Repealed]

(3)

There shall be a Court of Convocation of the University.

(4)

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

(5)

Every person shall be entitled to have his name enrolled on the register of the Court of Convocation who—

(a)

is a graduate of the University; or

(b)

being a graduate of the University of New Zealand, either by examination at any time or by reason of having been admitted ad eundem gradum before 1 January 1943, is not, by reason of that qualification, enrolled on the register of the Court of Convocation for any other University, and is otherwise qualified in accordance with statutes made by the Council to be enrolled on the register of the Court of Convocation of the University; or

(c)

not being such a graduate, is a professor or graduate full-time member of the staff of the University or a graduate member, approved by the Council as being of University status, of the staff of an institution affiliated to the University; or

(d)

is otherwise entitled in accordance with statutes made by the Council to have his name enrolled on the said register.

(6)

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 under paragraph (b) or paragraph (d) of subsection (5) for membership of the said Court of Convocation and the conditions (whether as to payment of fee or otherwise) on which persons are entitled to have their names enrolled in 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.

(7)

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

Compare: 1956 No 20 s 3

Section 4(1): repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

Section 4(2): repealed, on 1 January 1991, by section 50(4) of the Education Amendment Act 1990 (1990 No 60).

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

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

Section 4(6): amended, on 1 August 2020, by section 668 of the Education and Training Act 2020 (2020 No 38).

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