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Council Regulations 15 of 2002

Made by Council on 26 June 2002

Other Committees

Part 28: Committee to Review the Salaries of Senior University Officers

Amended on 9 October 2003, 28 June 2007 and 12 January 2012

Renumbered on 28 July 2011

28.1. The Committee to Review the Salaries of Senior University Officers shall consist of:

(1)-(3) three external members appointed by Council, one of whom Council shall appoint as chairman, and at least two of whom shall also be external members of Council;

(4) one of the Proctors or the Assessor as may be agreed between them;

(5), (6) two other persons appointed by Council, neither of whom is subject to arrangements with regard to their personal salary which are determined by any process involving an individual whose salary is covered by the remit of the committee.

28.2. (1) The committee shall be responsible for making recommendations to Council on the salaries on appointment of the Vice-Chancellor, the Registrar, and the Director of Finance; for reviewing the salaries of each of those office-holders with effect from the 1 October closest to two calendar years after the starting salaries were set for each office-holder; and for reviewing the salaries of each office-holder every two years thereafter.

(2) The committee shall also be responsible for determining, on the recommendation of the ALC6/RSIV Panel of the Personnel Committee, the salaries on appointment of the Pro-Vice-Chancellors with special responsibility for designated functions and of the Heads of Divisions; for reviewing, on the recommendation of the ALC6/RSIV Panel of the Personnel Committee, the salaries of each of those office-holders with effect from the 1 October closest to two calendar years after the starting salaries were set for each office-holder; and for reviewing, on the recommendation of the ALC6/RSIV Panel of the Personnel Committee, the salaries of each office-holder every two years thereafter.

(3) The committee shall also carry out other such reviews as are requested by Council.

28.3. In carrying out reviews the committee shall consider whether there have been any significant changes in the duties of, or any significant developments associated with, the offices concerned since the salaries of the holders of the offices were last determined; and ensure that the views of the officeholders concerned and the views of the officers to whom those officeholders are responsible have been solicited. Office-holders shall be given explanation of the decisions taken if they request it.