Governance

Statute Book

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Guild Regulations made under Statute 20

 

23.1 General Regulations

23.1.1 The Guild keeps a Statute Book in which a copy of each of the following and all amendments or additions must be included—

(a) Statute 20;

(b) these Regulations;

(c) By-Laws; and

(d) rules made by the Guild Council or authorised to be made under these Regulations by subsidiary bodies.

23.1.2 All provisions included in the Guild Statute Book must, in addition to the requirements of Statute 20, be signed by the President of the Guild.

23.1.3 The signature of the President of the Guild to any regulation, by-law or rule included in the Guild Statute Book must be prima facie evidence that the subject matter is within the powers of the body which has enacted it and that all due forms were observed prior to such enrolment.

23.1.4 In accordance with the provisions of these Regulations, no regulation, by-law or rule has any force or effect until included in the Guild Statute Book.

23.1.5 All provisions duly included in the Guild Statute Book must, so far as they may be applicable, be binding on all members, associates and honorary life associates of the Guild and upon all University societies and their officers and members.

23.1.6 All decisions of interpretation of the rules and regulations contained within the Statute Book, made by the Governance Committee, must be kept in an appendix to the Statute Book and followed as precedents.

23.1.7 An electronic version of the Statute Book will be made available to all members, associates and honorary life associates via the Guild website.