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UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY ACT 1989 - SECT 3

Definitions

3 Definitions

(1) In this Act:

"academic college" means a college established by or under Part 5.

"advisory council" means an advisory council established under Part 5.

"Bachelor" means any person on whom the degree of Bachelor has been conferred by the University.

"commercial functions" of the University means the commercial functions described in section 6 (3) (a).

"Doctor" means any person on whom the degree of Doctor has been conferred by the University.

"Fellow" means a member of the Senate.

"incorporated college" means Sancta Sophia College, St Andrew’s College, St John’s College, St Paul’s College, Wesley College or the Women’s College.

"Master" means any person on whom the degree of Master has been conferred by the University.

"principal" , in relation to an incorporated college, means the master, warden, rector or other person who is the head of the college.

"residential college" means an incorporated college or a college (other than an academic college) established under this Act.

"Senate" means the Senate of the University.

"University" means the University of Sydney established by this Act.
Note : The Interpretation Act 1987 contains definitions and other provisions that affect the interpretation and application of this Act.
(2) In this Act, a reference to a graduate of the University is a reference to:
(a) a person who is the recipient of a degree, or of such other diploma, award or certificate as may be prescribed by the by-laws, conferred or awarded by the University, or
(b) a person who is the recipient of a degree or diploma, or of such other award or certificate as may be prescribed by the by-laws, conferred or awarded:
(i) by or on behalf of any former institution that has, pursuant to this Act or to the Higher Education (Amalgamation) Act 1989 or otherwise, become a part of the University, or
(ii) by any predecessor of any such institution.
(3) In this Act:
(a) a reference to a function includes a reference to a power, authority and duty, and
(b) a reference to the exercise of a function includes, where the function is a duty, a reference to the performance of the duty.
(4) Notes included in this Act do not form part of this Act.



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