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  ACT OF PARLIAMENT


CHAPTER II

 OPERATION

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       Section 17. There is the Council of University which consists of:

          (1) President of University appointed by His Holiness Supreme Patriarch.

          (2) Committees of the University Council by position are the Rector, Permanent Secretary, Permanent Secretary for university affairs, Director-General of the Religious Affairs Department, Budget Director of the Bureau of the Budget, Secretary- General of Office of the Civil Service Commission and Secretary- General of Office of the National Education Commission.

          (3) Seven Committees of the University Council are appointed by the Supreme Patriarch from monks who are in a position of Deputy Rector or Dean through the suggestion of the Committees of the University Council by position.

          (4) The University Council Committees from knowledgeable people is not less than six, but not exceed eight, who are monks and lay people appointed by the Supreme Patriarch through the suggestion of the Committees of the University Council by position. Out of this number, there must be Buddhist monks not less than moiety.
          The University Council selects one (who must be a monk) of the University Council Committees to be the Vice President of University and the Vice President will act for the President if there is no the President or in case if he is unable to perform his duties.
         The University Council appoints the deputy rector who is a monk to be the secretary of the University Council through the suggestion of Rector.

         Section 18. The President of University and the University Council Committee according to section 17(3) and (4) will be in a position for three years, but the Supreme Patriarch can appoint him again.
         Besides the retirement at the fixed time according to the first paragraph, according to section 17 (3) and (4) the President and the University Council Committee is retired when:
         (1) Death
         (2) Resignation
         (3) Quit a monkhood
         (4) Being expelled by the Supreme Patriarch
         (5) Lack of quality of Committee of University Council
         (6) Being jailed with the definite sentence, unless the negligent offence or minor offence.
         (7) Bankrupt
         (8) Incompetent or quasi-incompetent person

        In case if the President of University or the University Council Committee in section 17 (3) and (4) retires before the fixed time and the person who takes the position appointed by the Supreme Patriarch, can occupy a post just for the remaining time of former committees.
        In case of the additional appointment of the University Council Committee, the committee who is appointed can be in a position as long as the University Council Committees who were appointed.
        In case if the President of University or the University Council Committee according to Section17 (3) and (4) retires in turn, but there is no a designation of the President or the University Council committees yet. The former President and University Council committees carry on the duty till there is a designation of the President and University Council committees.


         Section 19. The University Council has an authority and duty to confine and manage an enterprise of university, it specially has the following authorities and duties:
         (1) To establish a policy of university regarding education, research social service of Buddhist education and maintenance of arts and culture.
         (2) To establish and to issue regulations and announcement of university, to entrust a division of university to establish regulations and issue an announcement.
         (3) To approve a degree, undergraduate certificate, diploma.
         (4) To approve the establishment, combination, dissolution of office, campus, graduate school, faculty, institute, office, center, college or any office called in other names with the equal status to faculty, institution, office, center or college including the classification of divisions.
         (5) To approve the affiliation or to repeal the affiliation of the high educational institute or the Buddhist research institute.
         (6) To approve the opening of teaching and educational syllabus on Buddhism in accordance with the discipline and doctrine (Dhamma and Vinaya), including the dissolution, combination and to repeal the syllabus and field of study or discipline.
         (7) To consider an operation in process for the Supreme Patriarch to appoint and to discharge the Rector of university.
         (8) To consider an operation in process to be pleased of royalty to appoint and discharge the professor and extra professor.
         (9) To appoint and discharge the Deputy rector, assistant rector, director of institute, director of office, director of center and director of college and the head of office called in other names with the equal status to faculty, institution, office, center or college and hornary professor, associate professor and assistant professor.
        (10) To lay down regulations of Human Resource management (personnel administration) of university regarding the position, the salary, position money, payment, wages, social welfare and other interests, job placement and appointment, receipts of salary, position money, payment and wages, job retirement, regulation-maintenance, disciplinary management, to complain, to appeal the punishment of lecturers, officials and employees.
       (11) To establish a policy regarding income mobilization, to establish regulations and various standing orders regarding the management of universityís finance and property.
       (12)To approve operating budget for university.
       (13)To appoint the committees, subcommittees or a person to carry on universityís affairs subject to the authority and duty of University Council.
       (14) To follow and evaluate the operation of Rector, deputy rector, assistant rector, dean, institute director, office director, center director, college director and head of office called in other names with the equal status to faculty, institute, office, center and college.
       (15) To perform other duties regarding universityís affair that are not specially mentioned as the duty of a certain person.


         Section 20. The Academic Council consists of:
         (1)
The President: Rector
         (2)
The Academic Council committees by position are, the deputy rector who is a monk, dean, institute director, office director, center director, college director head of office called in other names with the equal status to faculty, institute, office, center, college and professor.
         (3) Regarding the Academic Council committees who are selected from regular lecturers, three from each faculty, the quality, criteria and method to elect the Academic Council committees according to (3) follow the regulations of university.
          The Academic Council appoints the deputy rector who is a monk as the secretary of Academic Council through the suggestion of Rector.


          Section 21. The Academic Council committees according to Section 20 ( 3 ) occupy a post for two years, but they may be elected to occupy a post again.
          Besides the retirement at the fixed time according to the first paragraph, the Academic Council committees according to section 20 (3) is retired when:
          (1)
Death
          (2)
Resignation
          (3)
Lack of the quality of the Academic Council committees.
          In case if the Academic Council committees according to section 20 (3) retire beforethe term and there is a replacement, the selected person who takes that position can occupy a post just for the remaining time of a former committee.
          In case if the Academic Council committees according to section 20 (3) retire in term, but there is an election of the Academic Council committees yet. The former Academic Council committees carry on the duty till there is the new election of the Academic Council committees.

 
        Section 22. The Academic Council has the following authorities and duties:
           (1) To consider and set up syllabus, teaching and educational evaluation.
           (2)
To propose the University Council in order to give a degree, undergraduate certificate, diploma and certificate.
           (3) To propose the establishment, dissolution, combination and to desist the office of campus, graduate school, faculty, institute, office, center, college or office called in other names with the equal status to faculty, institute, office, center and college including the classification of above divisions.
           (4) To control and look after the management of Buddhist education in university in accordance with the Pali Canon.
           (5) To consider the affiliation of the high educational institute or the Buddhist research institute.
           (6) To consider and give the suggestion regarding the appointment and discharge of professor, extra professor, honorary professor, associate professor, assistant professor to the University Council.
           (7) To consider and approve the appointment of extra associate professor, extra assistant professor and visiting lecturer.
           (8) To consider and approve the appointment of head of department, head of the office called in other names with the equal status to department.
           (9) To find out the way to improve and develop education, research, social service on Buddhism and the maintenance of arts and cultures.
          (10) To consider and give the suggestion regarding Buddhist education in university to the University Council.
          (11) To appoint the committees, subcommittees or a person for operating any function subjecting to the authority and duty of the Academic Council.

          (12) To give the suggestion to Rector and perform other duties entrusted by Rector.

          Section 23. The University Council and Academic Council meeting follow the regulations of university.


          Section 24. The Rector is the highest superior and responsible the university administration, there may be the deputy rector and assistant rector or there may be both deputy rector and assistant rector, the number is consistent with what the University Council stated in order to perform duty and take responsibility entrusted by the Rector.

          Section 25. The Rector is appointed by the Supreme Patriarch from the qualified monk according to section 26 through the suggestion of the University Council.
           The Rector occupies a post four years in each term and the Supreme Patriarch may appoint him again.
           The deputy rector is appointed by the University Council through the suggestion of the Rector from the qualified persons according to section 26. And there must at least one lay deputy rector.
           The assistant rector is appointed by the Rector from the qualified persons according to section 34.
           Besides the retirement in term, the Rector is retired when.

           (1) Death
           (2)
Resignation
           (3)
Quite a monkhood
           (4)
Being expelled by the Supreme Patriarch through the suggestion of University Council.
           
When the Rector is retired, the deputy rector and assistant to rector are retired too.

          Section 26. The Rector and deputy rector must receive any level of degree from university or other higher educational institutes approved by the university and has been teaching not less than five years in the university or in other higher educational institutes approved by university and has administrative experience not less than five years.

          Section 27. The Rector has the following authorities and duties:

          (1) To administer universityís affairs following the law, rule, standing orders, regulation and stipulation including the policy and objectives of university.
          (2) To control and look after human resource, finance, procurement, location and other property of university following the law, rule, standing orders, regulation and stipulation of university.
          (3) To uphold and support the Studentís affairs.
          (4) To assign, appoint, discharge officials, employees including the management of the personnel administration according to the universityís rules.
          (5) To be a representative of university in general affairs.
          (6)To make and propose the annual report regarding various affairs of university to the University Council and the Sangha Supreme Council (Mahatherasamakhom).
          (7) To perform other duties according to rules and regulation of university or as assigned by the University Council.

           Section 28. For the interests of universityís administration, the Rector may assign the authority regarding the contract of juristic act, proceedings to Deputy Rector or Assistant to Rector who is a lay man to perform the Rectorís duty.


           Section 29. In case if the Rector cannot perform his duty, the monk Deputy Rector receiving writing assign from the Rector will be the acting Rector.
           In case if there is no the Rector, or there is the acting Rector according to paragraph one, or he is unable to perform the duty, the University Council must appoint the qualified person according to section 26 to be the acting Rector.


           Section 30. In one campus, there must be the office of campus with the Deputy Rector as a superior and takes a responsibility of the administration of campus as entrusted by the Rector.
           In case if the Deputy Rector cannot perform the duty, the dean, the director of institute, director of office, director of center or director of campus entrusted by Deputy Rector who is the acting Rector. If the Deputy Rector does not entrust Assistant to Rector who is a monk, the oldest dean, director of institute, director of office, director of center or director of college will be the acting Rector.
          In case if there is not the Deputy Rector or the acting Deputy Rector according to the second paragraph or the acting Deputy Rector is unable to perform his duty, the Rector must appoint the qualified person according to section 26 to be the acting Deputy Rector.
          In the campus, there may be a lay assistant to Rector who can perform the duty entrusted by the Rector according to section 28.

          Section 31. In a campus, there must be the campus committees consist of campus Deputy Rector as the president, assistant to Rector, dean, director of institute, director of office, director of center, director of college and the head of office called in other named with the equal status to institute, office, center or college in that campus as the committees in position and the committees appointed by the University Council from the regular lecturers in that campus, the number must not exceed 50% of the total number of committees by position, but not less than three.
          
The campus committees can appoint a person as the secretary of committees appointed by the University Council, can occupy the post two year in each term, but he may be re-appointed.
          
The meeting of campus committees follows the regulations of university.

          Section 32. The campus committees have the following authorities and duties:
          (1) To counsel and suggest about various operations within the campus to the Rector.
          (2) To collaborate between graduate school, faculty, institute, office, center, college and office called in other names with the equal status to faculty, institute or college within the campus.
          (3) To consider and propose the issue of rule, regulations of campus to the Rector and issue other rules and regulations entrusted by the University Council.
          (4) To consider and propose the developing plan, action and plan and annual budget of various offices in the campus to the campus Deputy Rector.
          (5) To perform other duties as entrusted by the Rector.

          Section 33. In the graduate school, faculty, or office called in other names with the equal status to the faculty, there must be a monk dean who is a superior and takes responsibility of the administration of graduate school, faculty or office called in other names with the equal status to the faculty. And there must a monk Deputy Dean, the number follows what the University Council stated, in order to perform duty and takes responsibility entrusted by the Dean.
          In the graduate school, faculty or office called in other names with the equal status to the faculty, there may be a lay Deputy Dean who can perform duties and takes responsibility entrusted by the Dean.
         The Dean must be appointed by the University Council from those who are qualified according to section 34.
         The Deputy Dean must be appointed by the Rector through the suggestion of the Dean from those who are qualified according to section 34.
         The Dean occupies a post four years in each term, but he may be re-appointed. When the Dean is retired, the Deputy Dean must be retired too.


          Section 34. The qualified Assistant to Rector, Dean, Deputy Dean must receive any level of degree from university or other higher educational institutes approved by the university and must has been teaching not less than three years in the university or in other higher educational institutes approved by university and has administrative experiences not less than three years.


          Section 35. The management of regular committees and administration in graduate school, faculty or office called in other names with the equal status to the faculty follow the universityís regulations.


          Section 36. In case there is the classification of department, office called in other names with the equal status to department in the faculty or office called in other names with the equal status to the faculty, there must be the head of department or head of the office called in other names with the equal status to the department as the superior and takes responsibility in the department or office called in other names with the equal status to the department. There may be the vice head of the office called in other names with the equal status to the department according to the number stated by the University Council in order to perform duties and takes a responsibility entrusted by the head of department or head of the office called in other names with the equal status to the department.

          The appointment, term of the post, retirement, and the quality of head of department or head of office called in other names with the equal status to the department including a person who occupies that post, follows the universityís regulations.

          
Section 37. In the institute, office, center, college or office called in other names with the equal status to the institute, office, center or college, there must be a director or head of the office called in other names with the equal status to the office, center or college as the superior and takes a responsibility of that office. An there may be the vice director or vice head of the office called in other names with the equal status to the institute, office, center or college according to the number stated by the University Council in order to perform duty and takes a responsibility entrusted by the director or head of the office called in other names with the equal status to the institute, office, center or college.
          Regarding the appointment, term of the post, retirement, and the quality of the director of institute, office, center, college or head of office called in other names with the equal status to the department including a person who occupies that post, according to the first paragraph follows the universityís regulations. The provision of section 33 and section 34 must be brought to be applied a mutant force.  

          Section 38. The management of regular committees and administration in the institute, office, center, college or office called in other names with the equal status to the institute, office, center or college follow the universityís regulations.


          Section 39. The criteria and the method of appointment of the Dean, the director of institute, the director of office, the director of center, the director of college or the head of office called in other names with the equal status to follow the universityís regulations.

          Section 40. One who occupies the position of Rector, Deputy Rector, Assistant to Rector, Dean, Deputy Dean, Director of institute, Vice Director of institute, Director of office, Vice Director of office, Director of center, Vice Director of center, Director of college, Vice Director of college, Head of department, Vice Head of department, head and vice head of office called in other names with the equal status to faculty, institute, office, center, college or department cannot occupy more than one position at the same time.
          One who already has a post according to the first paragraph, can be acting in other posts more than one, but not exceed six months.


          Section 41. For the interests of administration in graduate school, faculty, institute, office, center, college, department and division or office called in other names with the equal status to faculty, institute, office, center, college, department or division, the order power, permission, approval or operation that the Rector must perform and operate in law, rules, regulations, directives or resolution of the cabinet in any case, if the law, rules, regulations, directives or resolution of the cabinet in that case are obviously mentioned about the devolution in other way. The Rector can entrust with the writing one who occupies the position of Dean, Director of institute, Director of office, Director of center, Director of college, head of department, head of division or head of office called in other names with the equal status to faculty, institute, office, center, college, department or division to act the Rector in those sectors.
          The person who acts the Rector according to the first paragraph has an authority and duty as the Rector stated.

          Section 42. The person who performs or the acting person according to section 24, section 28, section 29, section 30, section 33, section 36 and section 37 has an authority and duty as well as one who that person is in lieu of.
 
        In case through the law, rules, regulations, directives or resolution of the cabinet, a person who is appointed as any committee or to possess any authority, the performing or acting persons perform the duty of committee or possess an authority and duty as well as one who occupies that post in the performing or acting periods depending on the circumstance.

 
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