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Governance : Powers of Council - Strategic Matters

AuthorityDelegation HolderLimitsReference
Approval of the Annual Financial Statements, and approval of the signatories to those StatementsCouncil Powers and Authorities of Council and the Vice-Chancellor: Delegations, approved by Council 4/05
Establishment of approval and monitoring systems of control and accountability, including the general overview of any entities controlled by the University (Section 12(1)(e))CouncilOn the recommendation of the Finance CommitteeThe University of Adelaide Act 1971 (10 October 2017) http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies/232/
Establishment of policy and procedural principles, consistent with legal requirements and community expectations (Section 12(1)(d))Council The University of Adelaide Act 1971 (10 October 2017) http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies/232/
Approval of major strategic initiatives outside the Strategic PlanCouncil Powers and Authorities of Council and the Vice-Chancellor: Delegations, approved by Council 4/05
Approval of significant commercial activities of the University (Section 9(1)(h)Council The University of Adelaide Act 1971 (10 October 2017) http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies/232/
The power to approve the mission and strategic direction of the University and the annual budget and business plan (Section 9 (1)(b))CouncilNot TransferableThe University of Adelaide Act 1971 (10 October 2017) http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies/232/; see also Instrument of Delegation 8/17, HPECM D2017/253962
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