Dublin City University Act, 1989

Amendment to section 8 of Act of 1980.

5.—Section 8 of the Act of 1980 is hereby amended by—

(a) the substitution for subsection (2) of the following subsection:

“(2) (a) The Governing Body may by regulations made under this section provide for the membership, of which a majority shall be holders of academic appointments and not less than 3 students of the University, representative of the student body, and terms of office of the Academic Council established pursuant to subsection (1) of this section.

(b) The members appointed to the Academic Council shall hold office for a period of three years and shall be eligible for re-appointment.”,


(b) the substitution for paragraph (g) of subsection (3) of the following paragraph:

“(g) to make recommendations to the Governing Body in relation to—

(i) the appointment of external examiners,

(ii) the award of fellowships, scholarships, prizes or other awards,

(iii) the conferment, grant or award of degrees, diplomas, certificates or other educational awards,

(iv) the conferment of honorary degrees.”.