Referendum RFP06/1 (Student Levy)

Referendum RFP06/1 (Student Levy)

Uncategorized

The Executive Committee of the Students’ Union of the National University of Ireland, Galway hereby gives notice of a referendum – number RFP06/1 (Student Levy) – of its members under Article 18 of its Constitution to be held on Wednesday 22nd February 2006.

Votes in Favour – 409
Votes Against – 376
Total Valid Poll – 785
Spoiled Votes – 7
Total Poll – 792
Result – Passed

The motion text is as follows:

“That the members of the Students’ Union of the National University of Ireland, Galway (“the Union”) authorise the Executive Committee to negotiate with University authorities an increase in the Student Levy payable annually by each individual student on registration subject to the following conditions:-

That the said increase, which would be payable in addition to the current Student Levy, will total €40.00 per student.
That payment of the said increase will commence in September 2006.
That the said increase of €40.00 be apportioned as follows:-
€10.00 be allocated to the Union, to be further allocated as follows:-
20% be allocated to the provision of entertainment in an alcohol-free environment on campus;
20% be allocated to Seirbhisi Comhaltas na MacLeinn, Ollscoil na Gaillimhe Teoranta as a contribution to that company’s publications. In the event of the dissolution of that company, this allocation will be directed towards the cost of the Union’s publications by whatever means deemed appropriate by the Executive Committee;
The remaining 60% be allocated to the representational activities of the Union to be used as deemed appropriate by the Executive Committee;
€10.00 be allocated to CCG Aonad Slainte do Mhic Leinn Teoranta (Student Health Unit) to be used as deemed appropriate by the Board of Directors of that company. In the event of the dissolution of that company, this allocation will be directed towards the cost of providing a student health centre on campus, by whatever means deemed appropriate by the Executive Committee;
€10.00 be allocated to the NUI Galway Sport and Recreation Union for distribution to the recognised sports clubs by whatever means deemed appropriate by that body;
€10.00 be allocated to the NUI Galway University Societies’ Committee for distribution to the recognised student societies by whatever means deemed appropriate by that body.
That the said increase be index-linked in line with the current mechanism used in the annual calculation of the Student Levy.
That the said increase be payable until such time as the Union decides by referendum of its members to alter or terminate the terms of payment of the Student Levy.”
Further information
For further information on this referendum, please read the RFP06/1 Student Levy Guide

Artice by
dontdeleteuser