Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the relevant Unit Head and document author and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Delegations Rule

Status Current This displays the current status of the document, either Historic, Current or Future.
Effective Date 19th June 2020 This displays the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 19th June 2023 This displays the date on which the review processs for this version of the document is due to commence.
Approval Authority University Council This displays the final approval authority for this version of the document prior to publication.
Approval Date 18th June 2020 This displays the date on which the final approval was granted for this version of the document prior to publication.
Expiry Date To Be Advised Where applicable, this displays the date on which this version of the document expired, or is due to expire.
Head of Work Unit Belinda Atkinson
Director, Governance Services
+61 2 66203186
This displays the current Head of Work Unit for this version of the document.
Enquiries Contact Governance Services This displays the officer to whom enquiries about this version of the document should be relayed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

The changes:

(a) clarify the delegate’s responsibility when exercising a delegation (see clause 17);
(b) provide further information on a delegate’s responsibility when relying on advice or recommendations when exercising a delegation (see clauses 18 to 20)
(c) provide further information on what is included in the cost of a transaction for the purpose of determining whether it falls within a delegate’s limit;
(d) recognise that a delegation may be exercised through an online system (see clause 30);
(e) specify that a delegation can be withdrawn or limited by a delegate’s supervisor;
(f) include a section relating to the auditing of delegations and authorisations (see Section 5). This section has been added to meet the Threshold Standards 2015
requirement that the governing body of a higher education institute must attend to:
"defining roles and delegating authority as is necessary for effective governance, policy development and management; and monitoring the implementation of those delegations"

Clauses Amended:Rule: 9, 12-16, 17-20, 24-30, 34-36, 45-46