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Council Regulations 15 of 2002

Made by Council on 26 June 2002

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Part 11: Capital Steering Group

Made by Council on 22 May 2008 (date of effect 1 October 2008)

Amended on 25 June 2010 and 8 August 2014 (Gazette, Vol. 144, p. 608-611, 24 July 2014)

Renumbered on 28 July 2011

11.1. The Capital Steering Group shall consist of:

(1) The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Planning and Resources) who shall chair the Group;

(2) The Director of Finance;

(3) The Director of Estates;

(4) The Head of Financial Planning and Analysis;

(5) The Head of the Planning and Resource Allocation Section;

(6) The Head of Capital Projects;

(7) A Project Accountant from the Finance Division specialising in capital projects.

11.2. The Capital Steering Group shall:

(1) consider and make recommendations to the Planning and Resource Allocation Committee on capital project proposals (excluding those within the IT capital budget approved by Council on the recommendation of PRAC or other centrally run IT projects) in accordance with the financial limits set out in the Financial Regulations;

(2) consider and make recommendations to the Planning and Resource Allocation Committee on any non-recurring revenue projects referred to the Capital Steering Group by the Buildings and Estates Subcommittee of the Planning and Resource Allocation Committee;

(3) ensure business cases, other than those that are the responsibility of the IT Committee as set out in the regulations governing that committee, have been appropriately prepared, signed by the appropriate officers of the University in accordance with the Financial Regulations and are consistent with the University's priorities and plans;

(4) consider and make recommendations to the Planning and Resource Allocation Committee on the acquisition, leasing and disposal of land and property in the functional estate;

(5) oversee the financial management of the design and construction of projects submitted in accordance with these regulations (excluding those within the IT capital budget or other centrally run IT projects);

(6) develop a long-term capital plan for submission to the Planning and Resource Allocation Committee.