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

Procedures for the Amendment of Standing Orders and Annexes

1.   Governing Body is responsible for approving all amendments to Standing Orders and its Annexes.

2. Governing Body 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 Governing Body may seek to amend Standing Orders (including Annexes) by making recommendations to Governing Body, 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 Governing Body.

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