HL Deb 26 July 1897 vol 51 cc1062-4

Considered in Committee.

Clause 1 (Appointment of Commissioners) ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clause 2 (Duration and proceedings of Commissioners!) ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clause 3,—


(1.) The Commissioners shall make statutes and regulations for the University of London in general accordance with the scheme of the report hereinbefore referred to, but subject to the modifications specified or indicated in Part I. of the schedule to this Act, and to any other modifications which may appear to them expedient after considering the changes which have taken place in London education of a University type since the date of the said report, and any representations made to them by or on behalf of the Senate or Convocation or any fifty graduates of the University of London, or by or on behalf of any body or person affected.

(2.) In framing such statutes and regulations, the Commissioners shall see that provision is made for securing adequately the various matters specified or indicated in Part II. of the schedule to this Act.

(3.) The statutes or regulations shall not authorise the assignment of money for any purpose in respect of which any privilege is granted or disability imposed on account of religious belief. Provided that they shall not prevent the University from allocating funds, on such conditions as it thinks fit, for the payment of any person appointed or recognised by the University as a University teacher, or for his laboratory expenses, or for apparatus to be used by him, notwithstanding any conditions attached to any office held by him in any school of the University.

(4.) Statutes and regulations made under this Act shall have effect notwithstanding anything in any Act of Parliament, charter, deed. or other instrument.


moved to amend Sub-section (3) by inserting after "statutes: or regulations" the words "whether they are made by the Commissioners or by the Senate as hereinafter provided."

Amendment agreed to.

Clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clauses 4 (Approval of Statutes and Regulations); 5 (Power to amend Statutes and Regulations); 6 (Short Title) ordered to stand part of the Bill.


moved to insert the word "public" before the word "educational" in paragraph (b), Sub-section (8) of Part I. of the Schedule—


8. The teachers of the University shall be—

  1. (a) Professors, assistant professors, readers, and lecturers, directly appointed as officers of the University; and
  2. (b) Members of the teaching staffs of educational institutions situate within a radius of thirty miles from the University buildings who have been recognised as teachers of the University.

The Commissioners shall determine who are, in the first instance, to be recognised as teachers of the University.

Amendment agreed to; Standing Committee negatived; The Report of Amendments to be received To-morrow; and Standing Order No. XXXIX. to be considered in Committee in order to its being dispensed with.