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The University of Sydney Act 1989

The Senate is the governing authority of the University of Sydney and has the functions conferred or imposed on it by or under The University of Sydney Act 1989 (as amended).

The University of Sydney Act 1989 was assented to by the NSW Government on 30 August 1989, and came into effect on 1 January 1990.


Original version

The University of Sydney Act 1989 came into effect on 1 January 1990.

Amendments

The Act has been amended as follows:

Year  Amending instruments Assented to
1989 Universities Legislation (Investment) Amendment Act 1989 14.12.1989
1992 Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 1992  8.10.1992
1993 Higher Education (Amalgamation) Amendment Act 1993  9.11.1993
1994 University Legislation (Amendment) Act 1994 10.5.1994
1996 Financial Institutions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 1996  21.6.1996
1999 Crimes Legislation Amendment (Sentencing) Act 1999  8.12.1999
2001 Universities Legislation Amendment (Financial and Other Powers) Act 2001  11.12.2001
2004 University Legislation Amendment Act 2004  21.12.2004
2005 Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2005  24.11.2005
2006 Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006  20.6.2006
2007 Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 2007  7.12.2007
2008 Miscellaneous Acts Amendment (Same Sex Relationships) Act 2008  11.6.2008
2010 Relationships Register Act 2010  19.5.2010
2011 Universities Governing Bodies Act 2011 25.10.2011
2013 Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2013 No 47 25.06.13

Previous University Acts

1. An Act to Incorporate and Endow the University of Sydney 1850
2. University and University Colleges Act 1900