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AMENDMENT OF STATE UNIVERSITIES BILL

AMENDMENT OF STATE UNIVERSITIES STATUTES BILL, 2021

 

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This Bill seeks to amend thirteen University Acts in an effort to align them to the Constitution and to bring uniformity among all the University Acts.

This Bill will amend the objects of all University Acts in line with the education

5.0 policy focusing on teaching, research, community service, innovation and industrialisation for the production of quality goods and services.

This Bill seeks to reduce the number of members of the Council in order to have a lean and efficient Council, as well as ensuring that there is gender balance and fair regional representation in the appointment of the members.

This Bill will amend the appointment of the Registrar, Bursar and Librarian in all University Acts. The Registrar, Bursar and Librarian will be appointed by the Council with the approval of the Minister.

This Bill will align the University Acts to the principles of good corporate governance in terms of the Public Entities Corporate Governance Act [Chapter 20:07]. The Bill will also standardise university disciplinary procedures in order to remove cumbersome and costly procedures.

In particular, the individual clauses of the Schedule to the Bill are as follows:

 

 

 

 

 

Clause 1

PART I

Masvingo state university act [Chapter 25:24]

 

Provides for the short title of the bill.

Clause 2

Provides for the objects of the university to include the five pillars of Education

5.0.

Clause 3

Provides for the University Council which shall consist of not less than ten (10) and not more than twenty (20) members.

Clauses 4 and 5

Provide for the appointment of the Bursar and Librarian by the Council with the approval of the Minister.

Clause 6

Provides for the terms and conditions of staff.

Clause 7

Provides for student disciplinary committee to include a registered Legal Practitioner.

Clause 8

Provides for the removal of the Chairperson of Council and the Vice Chancellor from the Finance Committee.

Clause 9

 

Provides for the term limit for external members of Council.

 

 

 

PART II

 

national university of science and technology act [Chapter 25:13]

Clause 1

Provides for the objects of the university to include the five pillars of Education

5.0.

Clause 2

Provides for the University Council which shall consist of not less than  ten

(10) and not more than twenty (20) members.

Clauses 3 and 4

Provide for the appointment of the Bursar and Librarian by the Council with the approval of the Minister.

Clause 5

Provides for the appointment of the student disciplinary committee to include a Legal Practitioner.

Clause 6

Provides for the removal of the Chairperson of Council and the Vice Chancellor from the Finance Committee.

Clause 7

Provides for the term limit for external members of Council.

 

PART III

 

 

 

 

Clause 1

ZiMbabwe open university act [Chapter 25:20]

 

Provides for the objects of the university to include the five pillars of Education

5.0.

 

Clause 2

Provides for the University Council which shall consist of not less than ten (10) and not more than twenty (20) members.

Clauses 3 and 4

Provide for the appointment of the Bursar and Librarian by the Council with the approval of the Minister.

Clause 5

Provides for the removal of the post of Information Technologist

Clause 6

Provides for terms and conditions of service of staff

Clause 7

 

Provides for the appointment of the staff disciplinary committee and disciplinary action procedures.

 

 

 

Clause 8

Provides for the appointment of the student disciplinary committee to include a Legal Practitioner.

Clause 9

Provides for the removal of the Chairperson of Council and the Vice Chancellor from the Finance Committee.

Clause 10

Provides for the term limit for external members of Council.

 

PART IV

 

pan african Minerals university of science and technology [Chapter 25:33]

Clauses 1 and 2

Provide for the appointment of the Bursar and Librarian by the Council with the approval of the Minister.

Clause 3

Provides for terms and conditions of service of staff.

Clause 4

Provides for the appointment of the student disciplinary committee to include a registered legal practitioner.

Clause 5

Provides for the removal of the Chairperson of Council and the Vice Chancellor from the Finance Committee.

Clause 6

Provides for the term limit for external members of Council.

 

 

 

 

 

Clause 1

PART V

university of ZiMbabwe act [Chapter 25:16]

 

Provides for the objects of the university to include the five pillars of Education

5.0.

 

Clause 2

Provides for the University Council which shall consist of not less than ten (10) and not more than twenty (20) members.

Clause 3

Provides for appointments to done with the approval of the Minister.

Clause 4

Provides for the appointment of the student disciplinary committee.

Clause 5

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Provides for the term limit for external members of Council.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clause 1

PART VI

Midlands state university act [Chapter 25:21]

 

Provides for the objects of the university to include the five pillars of Education

5.0.

 

Clause 2

Provides for the University Council which shall consist of not less than  ten

(10) and not more than twenty (20) members.

Clauses 3 and 4

Provide for the appointment of the Bursar and Librarian by the Council with the approval of the Minister.

Clauses 5

Provides for terms and conditions of members of staff

Clause 6

Provides for appointment of the staff disciplinary committee and disciplinary action procedures

Clause 7

Provides for the appointment of the student disciplinary committee to include a Legal Practitioner.

 

Clause 8

Provides for the removal of the Chairperson of Council and the Vice Chancellor from the Finance Committee.

Clause 9

Provides for the term limit for external members of Council.

 

PART VII

Marondera university of agricultural sciences and technology act [Chapter 25:29]

Clause 1

Provides for the objects of the university to include the five pillars of Education

5.0.

Clause 2

Provides for the University Council which shall consist of not less than ten (10) and not more than twenty (20) members.

Clauses 3 and 4

Provide for the appointment of the Bursar and Librarian by the Council with the approval of the Minister.

Clauses 5

Provides for terms and conditions of members of staff.

 

Provides for appointment of the staff disciplinary committee and disciplinary action procedures

Clause 7

Provides for the appointment of the student disciplinary committee to include a Legal Practitioner.

Clause 8

Provides for the removal of the Chairperson of Council and the Vice Chancellor from the Finance Committee.

Clause 9

Provides for the term limit for external members of Council.

PART VIII

Manicaland state university of applied sciences [Chapter 25:31]

Clause 1

Provides for the objects of the university to include the five pillars of Education

5.0.

Clause 2

Provides for the University Council which shall consist of not less than ten (10) and not more than twenty (20) members.

Clauses 3 and 4

Provide for the appointment of the Bursar and Librarian by the Council with the approval of the Minister.

Clauses 5

Provides for terms and conditions of members of staff.

Clause 6

Provides for appointment of the staff disciplinary committee and disciplinary action procedures

Clause 7

Provides for the appointment of the student disciplinary committee to include a Legal Practitioner.

Clause 8

Provides for the removal of the Chairperson of Council and the Vice Chancellor from the Finance Committee.

Clause 9

Provides for the term limit for external members of Council.

PART IX

lupane state university act [Chapter 25:25]

 

Clause 1

Provides for the objects of the university to include the five pillars of Education

5.0.

 

Provides for the University Council which shall consist of not less than  ten

(10) and not more than twenty (20) members.

Clauses 3 and 4

Provide for the appointment of the Bursar and Librarian by the Council with the approval of the Minister.

 

Clauses 5

Provides for terms and conditions of members of staff

Clause 6

Provides for appointment of the staff disciplinary committee and disciplinary action procedures.

Clause 7

Provides for the appointment of the student disciplinary committee to include a Legal Practitioner.

Clause 8

Provides for the removal of the Chairperson of Council and the Vice Chancellor from the Finance Committee.

Clause 9

Provides for the term limit for external members of Council.

 

 

 

 

 

Clause 1

PART X

bindura university science education act [Chapter 25:22]

 

Provides for the objects of the university to include the five pillars of Education

5.0.

 

Clause 2

Provides for the University Council which shall consist of not less than ten (10) and not more than twenty (20) members.

Clauses 3 and 4

Provide for the appointment of the Bursar and Librarian by the Council with the approval of the Minister.

Clauses 5

Provides for terms and conditions of members of staff.

Clause 6

Provides for appointment of the staff disciplinary committee and disciplinary action procedures.

Clause 7

Provides for the appointment of the student disciplinary committee to include a Legal Practitioner.

(vi)

 

Provides for the removal of the Chairperson of Council and the Vice Chancellor from the Finance Committee.

Clause 9

Provides for the term limit for external members of Council.

 

 

 

 

 

Clause 1

PART XI

chinhoyi university of technology act [Chapter 25:23]

 

Provides for the objects of the university to include the five pillars of Education

5.0.

 

Clause 2

Provides for the University Council which shall consist of not less than  ten

(10) and not more than twenty (20) members.

Clauses 3 and 4

Provide for the appointment of the Bursar and Librarian by the Council with the approval of the Minister.

Clauses 5

Provides for terms and conditions of members of staff

Clause 6

Provides for appointment of the staff disciplinary committee and disciplinary action procedures

Clause 7

Provides for the appointment of the student disciplinary committee to include a Legal Practitioner.

Clause 8

Provides for the removal of the Chairperson of Council and the Vice Chancellor from the Finance Committee.

Clause 9

Provides for the term limit for external members of Council.

 

 

 

 

 

Clause 1

PART XII

gwanda state university act [Chapter 25:30]

 

Provides for the objects of the university to include the five pillars of Education

5.0.

 

Clause 2

Provides for the University Council which shall consist of not less than ten (10) and not more than twenty (20) members.

(vii)

 

 

Clauses 3 and 4

Provide for the appointment of the Bursar and Librarian by the Council with the approval of the Minister.

Clauses 5

Provides for terms and conditions of members of staff.

Clause 6

Provides for appointment of the staff disciplinary committee and disciplinary action procedures

Clause 7

Provides for the appointment of the student disciplinary committee to include a Legal Practitioner.

Clause 8

Provides for the removal of the Chairperson of Council and the Vice Chancellor from the Finance Committee.

Clause 9

Provides for the term limit for external members of Council.

PART XIII

harare institute of technology act [Chapter 25:26]

Clause 1

Provides for the objects of the Institute to include the five pillars of   Education

5.0.

Clause 2

Provides for the Institute Board which shall consist of not less than ten (10) and not more than twenty (20) members.

Clauses 3 and 4

Provide for the appointment of the Financial Director and Librarian by the Institute Board with the approval of the Minister.

Clauses 5

Provides for terms and conditions of members of staff

Clause 6

Provides for the appointment of the student disciplinary committee to include a Legal Practitioner.

Clause 7

Provides for the removal of the Chairperson of Council and the Vice Chancellor from the Finance Committee.

Clause 8

Provides for the term limit for external members of Institute Board.

 

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