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SOAS Standing Orders: Annex XI: Procedures for the Amendment of Standing Orders

Annex XI Procedures for the Amendment of Standing Orders and Annexes

1. The Board of Trustees is responsible for approving all amendments to Standing Orders and its Annexes.

2. The Board of Trustees may not add to, amend, or revoke any Standing Order or Annex in force for the time being except at an ordinary meeting.  

3. All Standing Committees of the Board of Trustees may seek to amend Standing Orders (including Annexes) by making recommendations to the Board of Trustees, with sub-committees of Academic Board and Resources & Planning Committee doing this through their respective parent committee.  All other changes to Standing Orders must be submitted in the first instance to Resources & Planning Committee which will determine whether or not a formal recommendation should be made to the Board of Trustees.

4. Details of proposed amendments to Standing Orders and Annexes must be issued to all members of the Board of Trustees with the agenda paper for the meeting at which they are to be considered for adoption.