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University of Wales Act 1902

This brief Act gave graduates of the University of Wales the same employment rights as those of Oxford, Cambridge, London and Victoria University (Manchester).

The text of the University of Wales Act 1902 was prepared by Derek Gillard and uploaded on 30 October 2019.


University of Wales Act 1902

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CHAPTER 14.

An Act to extend the privileges of the Graduates of the University of Wales. [22nd July 1902.]

BE it enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

Extension of privileges of graduates of the University of Wales.

1. Wherever any office is or shall be open to graduates of the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, and London, and of the Victoria University, or wherever any privilege or exemption has been or shall be given by any Act of Parliament or regulation of any public authority to graduates of the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, and London, and the Victoria University, graduates of the University of Wales having the degree which would be a qualification if it had been granted by the University of Oxford, Cambridge, or London, or the Victoria University, may become candidates for and may hold any such office and shall be entitled to all such privileges as fully as graduates of any of the last-mentioned universities.

Short title.

2. This Act may be cited as the University of Wales Act, 1902.