Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the relevant Unit Head and document author and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Delegations Rule

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Status Current Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
Effective Date 19th June 2020 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 19th June 2023 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority University Council The noted authority approved this is version of the document.
Approval Date 18th June 2020 This is the date on which this version of the document was approved by the authorised authority.
Expiry Date Not Applicable This is the date on which this version expires. It may still apply, conditionally, after this date.
Head of Work Unit Mark Dixon
Director, Governance Services
This is the officer generally responsible for day to day administrative matters.
Responsible Executive Tyrone Carlin
+61 2 66269189
This is the senior officer with responsibility for the document.
Enquiries Contact Governance Services General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

18.6.2024: Delegation Schedule A updated to reference revised org structure for (previous) Financial Services. Approved by Council at its 11 June 2024 meeting. 


14.5.2024: Delegation Schedule B updated (provided by HR)

The changes: (a) clarify the delegate’s responsibility when exercising a delegation (see clause 17); (b) provide further information on a delegate’s responsibility when relying on advice or recommendations when exercising a delegation (see clauses 18 to 20) (c) provide further information on what is included in the cost of a transaction for the purpose of determining whether it falls within a delegate’s limit; (d) recognise that a delegation may be exercised through an online system (see clause 30); (e) specify that a delegation can be withdrawn or limited by a delegate’s supervisor; (f) include a section relating to the auditing of delegations and authorisations (see Section 5). This section has been added to meet the Threshold Standards 2015 requirement that the governing body of a higher education institute must attend to: "defining roles and delegating authority as is necessary for effective governance, policy development and management; and monitoring the implementation of those delegations"

Clauses Amended:Rule: 9, 12-16, 17-20, 24-30, 34-36, 45-46