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Sheffield University Act 1914

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

The text of the Sheffield University Act 1914 was prepared by Derek Gillard and uploaded on 3 November 2019.


Sheffield University Act 1914

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CHAPTER 4.

An Act to extend the privileges of the graduates of the University of Sheffield. [31st July 1914.]

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 Sheffield University.

1. Wherever any office is or shall be open to graduates of the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, and London, the Victoria University of Manchester, the University of Liverpool, and the University of Leeds, or wherever any privilege or exemption has been of shall be given by any Act of Parliament or regulation of any public authority to graduates of the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, and London, the Victoria University of Manchester, the University of Liverpool, and the University of Leeds, graduates of the University of Sheffield, having the degree which would be a qualification if it had been granted by the University of Oxford, Cambridge, or London, the Victoria University of Manchester, the University of Liverpool, or the University of Leeds, 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 Sheffield University Act, 1914.