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Approved - 12 June 2008
Amendment No.1 - Council - 11 August 2011
Amendment No.2 - Council - 29 October 2014



Regulation 06.1(2) - University Property



This Regulation is made pursuant to Statute 6.1 – University Property, Facilities, Fees and ChargesDatabase 'The Guide 2010', View 'Legislation\All', Document '06.1 - University Property, Facilities, Fees and Charges'
In this Regulation:
“Authorised Officer” means any person authorised under this Regulation to implement and enforce this Regulation to the extent of any such authority granted to that person.
“University Property” means all land, buildings, other property and facilities owned by or under the control of or occupied by the University.
1All entrants onto University Property must comply with all relevant legislation, policies and procedures and any direction, sign or notice authorised under this Regulation.
2University may take action against any entrant who does not comply with any legislation, University statutes, regulations, policies and procedures, pursuant to and in accordance with the specific powers contained therein and any direction, sign or notice under this Regulation.
3The Vice-President (Enterprise):
(a)be responsible for the use, care, control and regulation of all University Property;
(b)exercise any power, function or duty vested in him or her, in order to protect the health and safety of any person, protect University property, abate any nuisance, prevent misconduct or criminal conduct and ensure the efficient use of resources and good government of the University, and
(c)delegate authority to such person or persons as he or she deems fit to administer the policies and procedures governing the use, care, control and regulation of the University Property.
4Authorised Officer listed in the Schedule (including his or her delegate) has the power to withdraw the University's permission allowing a person to be present on University Property by:
(a)directing any person to leave part or all of the University's Property (as defined in the
Schedule) verbally or in writing; or
(b)directing any person not to enter part or all of the University's Property (as defined in the Schedule) verbally or in writing;
(c)where a direction in (a) or (b) has been given, requesting that a police officer remove any person from the University Property;
in circumstances where he or she is reasonably satisfied that such person is:
(d)endangering the safety, health or well-being of others or himself or herself;
(e)each of any relevant legislation, University statute, regulation, policy, procedure or any direction, sign or notice authorised under this Regulation;
(f)conducting himself or herself in a manner that disturbs the peace, good order or management of the University; or
(g)causing a nuisance or conducting himself or herself in a manner that disturbs or is likely to disrupt the peace, good order or management of the University; or
(h)causing or threatening to cause damage or destruction to University Property.
5Authorised Officer must report any exercise of power made pursuant to section 4 to the Vice-President (Enterprise) as soon as possible.
6Any person who considers that he or she has been unfairly, incorrectly or improperly directed by an Authorised Officer may, within seven days of the direction being made, seek reconsideration of the direction by written request to the Vice-Chancellor.
7The Vice-Chancellor (or his or her delegate) upon receiving a request for review of a direction made by an Authorised Officer may take any action he or she deems appropriate in the circumstances.
8Nothing in this Regulation affects:
(a)any obligation to which a person entering premises of another is subject by law;
(b)any right or power which the University may otherwise have at law against persons entering or attempting to enter University Property.
9Each Authorised Officer designated in the Schedule may delegate any or all of his or her powers under this Regulation to:
(a)an employee or employees of the University; and/or
(b)an employee or employees of a contractor engaged by the University for the provision of security services.
Such delegation must be in writing and signed by the Authorised Officer and does not detract from the Authorised Officer’s right or responsibility to exercise such delegated power or powers.
10A written delegation signed by a person empowered to make the delegation pursuant to this Regulation shall be sufficient authority for the person or persons however named or described in that delegation to exercise the powers so delegated to him, her or them.
11A written statement signed by the Vice-Chancellor, or his or her delegate, naming a person as the person for the time being occupying a position designated in the Schedule, and therefore authorised to exercise powers under this Regulation, shall be sufficient evidence of that occupation.
12An Authorised Officer may by notice or sign designate areas of University Property as being:
(a)areas to which entry is restricted to designated persons; and/or
(b)areas to which entry is subject to designated conditions.
13A notice or sign caused to be made by an Authorised Officer in accordance with this paragraph shall:
(a)if a notice, be displayed on the University website or advertised in a University publication as may reasonably be required to inform persons of restricted or conditional entry; or
(b)if a sign, be of sufficient size and placed in a position of such prominence on or near the relevant premises as to give persons reasonable notice of any restriction or conditions as to entry; and
(c)clearly designate persons or class of persons who may enter designated areas and clearly state conditions which apply upon entry.
14Any question or dispute concerning the administration or enforcement of this Regulation shall be referred to the Vice-Chancellor, whose decision shall be final.
Schedule 1
    Authorised Officers
    Areas subject to authorisation
    Directors of Divisions
    Any area for the time being under the control of each Director of Division
    Principal Officers of Faculties
    Premises under the administrative control of each Faculty
    Directors of Centres and Institutes
    Premises under the administrative control of each Centre or Institute
    University Librarian
    Deakin University Library
    Vice-President (Enterprise)
    All University Property
    Principal Officer of the Medical School
    Premises under control of the Medical School
Approved by Council on 12 June 2008 and including all amendments to 21 November 2014.



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