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Aga Khan University Order 1983

President's Order no. 3

Whereas His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan and Aga Khan Foundation have established in Pakistan a Health Science Complex whose programmes will promote human welfare in general and the welfare of the people of Pakistan in particular and have expressed the desire to establish an autonomous University in Pakistan for the promotion and dissemination of knowledge and technology and for providing instruction, training, research, demonstration and service in the health sciences and such other branches of learning as the University may determine;

Now, Therefore, in pursuance of the proclamation of the fifth day of July, 1977, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President is pleased to make the following order:~

1. Short title and commencement,~

1.This Order may be called Aga Khan University Order, 1983.

2.It shall come into force at once.

2.Definitions,~ In this order, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,~

a."Board" means the Board of Trustees of the University referred to in Article 11;

b. "Chancellor"means the Chancellor of the University referred to in Article 8;

c. "Pro~Chancellor" means the Pro~Chancellor of the University appointed under Article 9;

d. "Rector"means the Rector of the University appointed under Article 10;

e."University"means Aga Khan University established under this order.

3.Establishment and incorporation of the University.~

1.There shall be established a University to be called Aga Khan University and consisting of :~

a. the Patron, the Chancellor, the Pro~Chancellor, the Rector, the members of the Board;

b. the members of such councils, committees and other advisory bodies as the Board may establish or authorise from time to time;

c.the members of the faculties, and students of the colleges, schools, institutes and other units; and

d. such other officers and members of the staff as may be specified by the Board from time to time.

2. The University shall be a body corporate by the name of Aga Khan University, having perpetual succession and a common seal, with power, among others, to acquire, hold and dispose of any property and shall by the said name sue and be sued.