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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 41

Higher Education Act, No. 24 of 1874. — Schedule

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Higher Education Act, No. 24 of 1874.


1. A grant not exceeding, £200 per annum will be made in aid of the salary of a professor or lecturer in any of the Departments of Literature, Science, Law, and Medicine, if the Government is satisfied that such a professorship or lectureship is one that ought to be so aided, and that the college or institution with which such professorship or lectureship is connected, is so situated and conducted as to afford facilities to youth of all classes for the prosecution of higher or professional studies, and for qualifying themselves for the examinations prescribed, or to be prescribed, by the University of the Cape of Good Hope, for degrees in the faculties of Arts, Law, and Medicine.

2. The Government shall satisfy itself from time to time as to the arrangements made for the discharge of the duties attached to each such professorship or lectureship.

3. The appointment of each professor or lecturer, the rate of fee to be paid by students, and the time and place of delivery of lectures, shall be subject to the approval of the Government.

4. In every college or institution with which any professorship or lectureship is connected, students shall be at liberty to attend the classes of the professor or lecturer without being resident students in such college or institution, and such students not being residents, shall not be compelled to be present at any religious ceremony, or to receive religious instruction in any such college or institution.

5. The authorities of the college or institution to which the professorship or lectureship aided by Government is attached, shall cause to be furnished to the Government such reports and returns as may from time to time be required,