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Statutes & Ordinances

The Statutes and Ordinances are formal documents setting out the purpose of the College and its governance.

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Statutes & Ordinances

The College’s Royal Charter was granted on 27 October 1976 and, with the Statutes, came into effect on 1 January 1977.

Statutes

Statutes of the College establish in law the role and responsibilities of the President and Fellows of the College. 

Ordinances

Ordinances deal with the management of College affairs. They cover the role and membership of the College Council and Committees. They set out the purpose of main posts within the College and our many scholarships, grants and prizes.

The College’s Ordinances are currently being revised.

Revised Ordinances relating to Statutes A to G

Ordinances relating to Statute H, which are awaiting revision.