Mr Paul Shanahan, General Counsel
The Legislative Committee is a standing committee of the Senate and Academic Council and is chaired by the Chair of the Academic Board.
The role of the Legislative Committee is to consider all proposals relating to the University's internal legislation including by-laws, statutes, regulations, rules and faculty governance documents, and has authority to approve or endorse these on behalf of Academic Council.
A standing drafting sub-committee has a role to undertake detailed consideration and amendment, if necessary, of the wording of internal legislation.
The role of the Legislative Committee is established by its constitution.
The Committee's business is generally dealt with by circular, or the Committee will meet when the business requires discussion.