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Leeds University Act 1904

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

The text of the Leeds University Act 1904 was prepared by Derek Gillard and uploaded on 29 October 2019.


Leeds University Act 1904

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CHAPTER 12.

An Act to extend the privileges of the Graduates of the University of Leeds. [15th August 1904.]

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 Leeds University.

1. Wherever any office is or shall be open to graduates of the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, and London, and of the Victoria University of Manchester, 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 of Manchester, graduates of the University of Leeds 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 of Manchester, 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 Leeds University Act, 1904.