The Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh (Scotland) Amendment Order of Council 2019

Document Number:2019 No. 213
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 01/10/2019
 
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Scottish Statutory Instruments

Education

Made

13 th June 2019

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

18 th June 2019

Coming into force

1 st October 2019

At the Council Chamber, Whitehall, the 13 th day of June 2019

By the Lords of Her Majesty’s Most Honourable Privy Council

Their Lordships make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 45 and 60(3) of the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992(1) and all other powers enabling them to do so.

Citation, commencement and interpretation

  1. —(1) This Order may be cited as the Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh (Scotland) Amendment Order of Council 2019 and comes into force on 1 October 2019.

    (2) In this Order, “the 2007 Order” means the Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh (Scotland) Order of Council 2007(2).

    Amendment of the 2007 Order

  2. —(1) The 2007 Order is amended in accordance with the following paragraphs.

    (2) In article 2(1) (interpretation)—

    (a) for the definition of “all other staff”, substitute—

    ““the 2016 Act” means the Higher Education Governance (Scotland) Act 2016(3) ,

    “Articles of Association” means the Articles of Association of the University(4) ,

    “Chair” means the person referred to in article 4(2)(a) ,”,

    (b) omit the definitions of “Memorandum of Association” and “Articles of Association”,

    (c) for the definition of “the objects of the University”, substitute—

    ““the objects of the University” means the objects set out in the Articles of Association,”.

    (3) In article 4 (the court)(5)—

    (a) for paragraph (2) , substitute—

    “(2) The membership of the Court is to be composed of—

    (a) the Chair, being the member appointed by the Court to the position of senior lay member by virtue of section 8 of the 2016 Act,

    (b) the Principal,

    (c) the Vice-Principal, or if there are two Vice-Principals, both of them, or if there are more than two Vice-Principals, such two Vice-Principals as are nominated by the Principal,

    (d) one member appointed by being nominated by the Senate from among its members who are academic staff,

    (e) two members appointed by being elected by the staff of the University from among their own number,

    (f) one member appointed by being nominated by a trade union from among the academic staff of the University who are members of a branch of a trade union that has connection with the University,

    (g) one member appointed by being nominated by a trade union from among the support staff of the University who are members of a branch of a trade union that has a connection...

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