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v COURT, COUNCIL, AND LAYMEN

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There are two areas in which the charters or Acts of universities (outside Ox bridge) are particularly misleading. One of these is the description of the role and powers of the vice-chance1lor1, discussed in Chapter VI below. The second covers both the role and powers of the court and counciP, which are on paper the most powerful bodies in university government, and also those of the laymen1 who provide a majority of their members and their chairmen.