Legislation

The Council is empowered to make legislation (known as Statutes, Rules and Orders) to regulate matters concerning the operation of ANU under section 50 of the Australian National University Act 1991. The Vice-Chancellor may also make Rules and Orders under the delegated authority of the Council.

The University’s suite of legislation has the status of Federal Law, and is registered on the Federal Register of Legislation in accordance with the Legislation Act 2003.

Acts

  • Acts Interpretation Act 1901
  • Australian National University Act 1991
  • Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000
  • Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) 2015
  • Higher Education Support Act 2003
  • Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015
  • Legislation Act 2003
  • Public Governance, Performance & Accountability Act 2013
  • Public Governance, Performance & Accountability Rule 2014

Statutes

  • Academic and Ceremonial Dress Statute 2005
  • Academic Misconduct Statute 2014
  • Appeals Statute 2014
  • Australian National University (Academic Board) Statute 2017
  • Australian National University (ANU College Governance) Statute 2017
  • Australian National University (Interpretation) Statute 2017
  • Australian National University (Parking and Traffic) Statute 2017
  • Chancellorship Statute 2012
  • Convocation Statute 1994
  • Council (Elections) Statute 2016
  • Deputy Vice-Chancellorship Statute 2002
  • Discipline Statute 2005
  • Fees Statute 2006
  • Halls of Residence Statute 2005
  • Information Infrastructure and Services Statute 2012
  • Liquor Statute 2015
  • Medical Leave Statute 2007
  • National Centre for Indigenous Genomics Statute 2016
  • Pro-Chancellorship Statute 2014
  • Programs and Awards Statute 2013
  • Residential Colleges Affiliation Statute 2013
  • The Australian National University Endowment for Excellence Statute 2012
  • University House Statute 1992
  • University Seal Statute 2002
  • Vice-Chancellorship Statute 2013

Rules

  • Academic and Ceremonial Dress Rule 2018
  • Academic Board Rule 2017
  • Academic Misconduct Rule 2015
  • Academic Progress Rule 2015
  • ANU College Governance Rules (No. 2) 2013
  • Appeals Rule 2018
  • Assessment Rule 2016
  • Convocation Rules 2005
  • Council (Elections) Rule 2016
  • Coursework Awards Rule 2016 (No. 2)
  • Coursework Handbook Rules 2013
  • Discipline Rule 2018
  • Fees Rule 2017
  • Halls of Residence Rules 2005
  • Higher Doctorates Rule 2015
  • Honorary Degrees Rules 2015
  • Information Infrastructure and Services Rule 2015
  • Medical Leave Rules 2013
  • Research Awards Rule 2017
  • Residential Colleges Affiliation Rules 2013
  • The Australian National University Endowment for Excellence Rules 2012
  • University House Rules 2012
  • University Seal Rules 2005

Orders & other instruments

  • Academic Board (Election of Members) Order 2017
  • Academic Progress (ANU Medical School) Order 2015
  • Australian National University (Parking and Traffic) Instrument 2017
  • Council (Elections) Order 2017
  • Information Infrastructure and Services Order 2016