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The Chittagong University Act, 1973

( ACT NO. XXXIII OF 1973 )

The Senate
22. (1) The Senate shall consist of the following persons:-
(a) the Vice-Chancellor;
1[(b) the Pro-Vice-Chancellor or, if there is more than one, all the Pro-Vice-Chancellors;]
(c) five Government officials to be nominated by the Government;
(d) five Members of Parliament to be nominated by the Speaker;
(e) five distinguished educationists to be nominated by the Chancellor;
(f) five representatives of research bodies to be nominated by the Syndicate;
(g) five college Principals to be nominated by the Academic Council from among the Principals of the affiliated and constituent colleges;
(h) ten college teachers to be nominated by the Academic Council from among teachers of the affiliated and constituent colleges;
(i) the Chairman of the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Comilla;
(j) twenty-five representatives of Registered Graduates to be elected by such graduates from among themselves;
(k) thirty-three representatives of teachers of the University to be elected in a special meeting of the University teachers; and
(l) five representatives of the students to be elected by the University students.
(2) The members of the Senate, other than the ex-officio members and the student members, shall hold office for a period of three years and the student members shall hold office for a period of one year. The members shall continue in office till their successors having been elected, nominated or appointed, enter upon the office:
Provided that the Members of Parliament, the Government officials, the College Principals, the College teachers, Registered Graduates, University teachers and representatives of research bodies shall hold office so long as they continue to be a Member of Parliament, Government official, college Principal, college teacher, Registered Graduate, University teacher or associated with any research body:
Provided further that the student members shall lose membership if they cease to be students of the University.
(3) The election of members of the Senate shall be held in such manner as may be prescribed by the Statutes.

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    Clause (b) was substituted by section 3 of the Chittagong University (Amendment) Act, 1999 (Act No. VIII of 1999)
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