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Powers of the University Librarian: Regulations for student conduct and discipline

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  • Regulations for Student Conduct and Discipline
 

8.(1) If the University Librarian determines, after appropriate investigation which must include the offer of an interview with the student concerned, that a student has committed an act of misconduct in or in relation to the library he or she may—

(a) fine the student in accordance with the provisions of the Library Rules;

(b) suspend the student's borrowing privileges in accordance with the provisions of the Library Rules;

(c) suspend the student for a period not exceeding seven calendar days from any of the student's rights and privileges in relation to the Library;

(d) exclude the student for a period not exceeding seven calendar days from the Library premises; and

(e) refer to the relevant dean or Deputy Vice-Chancellor an instance of misconduct which obstructs or interferes with the academic progress of other students.

(2) The University Librarian must within ten University working days of receiving notification of a case of alleged misconduct—

(a) provide the student concerned with written notification of any penalty imposed under this clause and, except for breaches of the Library Rules which are in the opinion of the Librarian straightforward and for which a specific penalty is prescribed in the Library Rules, of the student's rights of appeal; and

(b) at the discretion of the Librarian taking account of the nature of the misconduct, forward to Archives and Records Management Services a copy of the written notification sent to the student which will be placed on a confidential file for that student.

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