Interpretation

Section 1

  1. In these Articles, unless the context otherwise requires:

    words and expressions have the meanings ascribed to them in Section 1 of the Instrument of Government made by the Privy Council on 5th March 1993, and

    "clear days" in relation to a period of notice means that period excluding the day when the notice is given or deemed to be given and the day for which it is given or on which it is to take effect;

    "holders of senior posts" means the Principal, the Clerk and the holders of such other senior posts as the Board of Governors may determine and "holder of a senior post" shall be construed accordingly;

    "the Senior Management" means those defined in the University's
    Scheme of Delegation and holders of senior posts;

    "Special Committee" means a special committee constituted under Article 10.5;

    "the staff" includes both teaching and other staff of the University;

    "Staff Governor" means an employee of the University who is a member of the Board of Governors appointed as an Academic Board nominee or as a co-opted member;

    "Student Governor" means a student of the University who is a member of the Board of Governors appointed as a student nominee;

    "Students' Union" means any association of the generality of students formed to further the educational purposes of the University and the interests of students as students;

    "term" includes semester;

    words and expressions bear the same meaning as in the Act but excluding any statutory modification there of not in force at the date on which these Articles are made; and

    the Interpretation Act 1978 applies for the interpretation of these Articles as it applies for the interpretation of an Act of Parliament.


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