Section 24 in The English and Foreign Languages University Act, 2006

Title: The Academic Council

Description: (1) The Academic Council shall be the principal academic body of the University and shall, subject to the provisions of this Act, the Statutes and the Ordinances, coordinate and exercise general supervision over the academic policies of the University. (2) The constitution of the Academic Council, the term of office of its members and its powers and functions shall be prescribed by the Statutes: Provided that such number of members as may be prescribed by the Statutes shall be from among the elected members of the Court who are teachers of the University.

Title: The Schools of Studies

Description: The constitution, powers and functions of the Schools of Studies shall be prescribed by the Statutes.

Title: The Finance Committee

Description: The constitution, powers and functions of the Finance Committee shall be prescribed by the Statutes.

Title: Other authorities

Description: The constitution, powers and functions of other authorities, as may be declared by the Statutes to be the authorities of the University, shall be prescribed by the Statutes.

Title: Powers to make Statutes

Description: Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Statutes may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:-- (a) the constitution, powers and functions of authorities and other bodies of the University, as may be constituted from time to time; (b) the appointment and continuance in office of the members of the said authorities and bodies, the filling up of vacancies of members, and all other matters relating to those authorities and other bodies for which it may be necessary or desirable to provide; (c) the appointment, powers and duties of the officers of the University and their emoluments; (d) the appointment of teachers, academic staff and other employees of the University, their emoluments and conditions of service; (e) the recognition of persons as recognized teachers; (f) the appointment of teachers, academic staff working in any other University or organisation for a specific period for undertaking a joint project; (g) the conditions of service of employees including provision for pension, insurance and provident fund, the manner of termination of service and disciplinary action relating to employees of the University; (h) the principles governing the seniority of service of the employees of the University; (i) the procedure for arbitration in cases of dispute between employees or students and the University; (j) the procedure for appeal to the Executive Council by any employee or student against the action of any officer or authority of the University; (k) the conferment of autonomous status on a College or an Institution or a Department; (l) the establishment and abolition of Schools, Departments, Centres, Halls, Colleges and Institutions; (m) the grant and withdrawal of recognition to Institutions; (n) the conferment of honorary degrees; (o) the withdrawal of degrees, diplomas, certificates and other academic distinctions; (p) the management of Colleges and Institutions established by the University; (q) the delegation of powers vested in the authorities or officers of the University; (r) the maintenance of discipline among the employees and students; (s) all other matters which by this Act are to be or may be provided for by the Statutes.

The English and Foreign Languages University Act, 2006