Legislative Council

LC Paper No. LS 21/98-99

Paper for the House Committee Meeting
of the Legislative Council
on 4 September 1998

Legal Service Division Report on
Subsidiary Legislation Gazetted on 7 August 1998

Date of Tabling in LegCo : 9 September 1998
Amendment to be made by : 7 October 1998 (or 14 October 1998 if extended by resolution)

University of Hong Kong Ordinance (Cap. 1053)
Statutes of the University of Hong Kong (Amendment) Statutes 1998 (L.N. 299)

The purposes of these Statutes are to -

  1. provide for the change of the Faculty of Dentistry into a single organizational entity following the dissolution of all constituent departments and units in the Faculty;

  2. add certain new degrees and diplomas to be awarded by the University;

  3. provide for the system of an appointed Dean in the Faculty and remove the limit on the number of Associate Deans in all Faculties;

  4. provide teachers status to full-time appointed Deans, who unlike the elected Deans, are not teachers by virtue of their primary appointments;

  5. revise the composition of the Council and the Senate to allow for official representation from the Postgraduate Students Association of the University of Hong Kong; and

  6. provide for the election of the Chairman of the Board of Faculty, where the Dean is an appointed one, from members of the Board other than the appointed Dean.

Prepared by

Ho Ying-chu, Anita
Assistant Legal Adviser
Legislative Council Secretariat
14 August 1998