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BINDURA UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ACT (CHAPTER 25:22)

 

CHAPTER 25:22

BINDURA UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ACT

Acts 15/1999, 22/2001 (s. 4), 14/2002 (s. 39).

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Sections

  1. Short title.
  2. Establishment of University.
  3. Objects and powers of the University.
  4. Membership of the University.
  5. Prohibition against discrimination in membership of University.
  6. Vice-Chancellor.
  7. Pro-Vice-Chancellors.
  8. Functions of Council.
  9. Disqualifications for appointment as a Council member.
  10. Vacation of office by Council members.
  11. Chairman and vice-chairman of Council.
  12. Executive Committee of Council.
  13. Functions of Senate.
  14. Senate Executive Committee.
  15. Terms and conditions of service of staff.
  16. Appointment and grading of staff.
  17. Promotion of staff.
  18. Staff Disciplinary Committee.
  19. Student Disciplinary Committee.
  20. Finance Committee. 28A. Service of process.
  21. Validity of decisions of Council, Senate, Convocation and boards and committees. SCHEDULE : Statutes of the University.

AN ACT to establish the Bindura University of Science Education and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

[Date of commencement: 18th February, 2000.]

1    Short title

This Act may be cited as the Bindura University of Science Education Act [Chapter 25:22].

2    Interpretation In this Act—

“Academic Appointments Board” means the Board established in terms of subsection (1) of section twenty

four;

[Definition inserted by section 39 of Act 14 of 2002]

“academic staff” means all persons employed, whether full-time or part-time, by the University as

  • professors, lecturers of any class or persons engaged in research; or
  • holders of posts declared by the Senate to be academic posts;

[Definition substituted by section 39 of Act 14 of 2002]

“administrative staff” means all persons employed by the University who are categorised in terms of the Statutes as members of the administrative staff;

“Bursar”, means the person holding office as Bursar of the University in terms of section twenty;

“chairman of department” means a person appointed in terms of the Statutes to be chairman of a Teaching Department or head of an Institute or Centre controlled by the University;

“Chairman of the Council” means the person elected to be chairman of the Council in terms of section fourteen;

“Chancellor” means the President in his capacity as chancellor of the University in terms of section seven;

“Council” means the University Council established in terms of section ten;

“employees” means all persons employed by the University who are categorised in terms of the Statutes as employees;

“faculty” means a faculty of the University established in terms of the Statutes; “Faculty Board” means a faculty board established in terms of the Statutes;

[Definition inserted by section 39 of Act 14 of 2002]

“institute” means an institute established in terms of the Statutes;

“Librarian” means the person holding office as Librarian of the University in terms of section twenty-one;

“Minister” means the Minister of Higher Education or any other Minister to whom the President may, from time to time, assign the administration of this Act;

“non-academic staff” means all persons employed by the University who are not members of the academic

staff;

“Pro-Vice-Chancellor” means a person holding office as Pro-Vice-Chancellor in terms of section nine; “professor” means a professor of the University;

“Registrar” means the person holding office as Registrar of the University in terms of section nineteen;

“regulations” means regulations made by the Senate under section thirty;

“Senate” means the Senate established in terms of section sixteen;

“senior”, in relation to the staff of the University, means the Registrar, the Bursar and such other members of staff as the Council may determine from time to time;

[Definition inserted by section 39 of Act 14 of 2002] “senior administrative staff” …..

[Definition repealed by section 39 of Act 14 of 2002]

“Statutes” means the Statutes of the University set out in the Schedule as amended from time to time or replaced in terms of section twenty-nine;

“Students' Union” means any association of students recognized by the Council as the Students' Union;

“technical staff” means all persons employed by the University who are categorised in terms of the Statutes as members of the technical staff;

“University” means the Bindura University of Science Education constituted in terms of this Act;

“Vice-Chancellor” means the person holding the office of Vice-Chancellor in terms of section eight;

“workers” means all persons employed by the University who are categorised in terms of the Statutes as workers.

[Definition inserted by section 39 of Act 14 of 2002]

 

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