EXPLANATORY NOTES REGARDING THE REGULATORY FRAMEWORK POLICY
Issued May 2022 by the Office of the University Counsel
The Office of the University Counsel has issued these Explanatory Notes to provide information regarding the Regulatory Framework Policy and any associated Procedures, Rules, or Guidelines.
Pursuant to the Regulatory Framework Policy (GA2), the Policy and any associated Procedure and Rules set out requirements that must be adhered to by members of the UBC community. However, Guidelines are non-binding and are merely intended to provide guidance to the UBC community. Guidelines may include illustrative examples, best practices, or recommendations. Similarly, these Explanatory Notes are informational only and do not have any regulatory effect.
The Responsible Executive(s) have primary responsibility for the implementation and administration of the Policy and any associated Procedures and Rules. Any questions regarding implementation and administration should be directed to the Responsible Executive(s). Any questions regarding the interpretation of the Policy and any associated Procedures and Rules may be directed to the Office of the University Counsel.
(If you wish to link to the current version of the Regulatory Framework Policy or any associated Procedures, Rules, or Guidelines, please link to this page (i.e., these Explanatory Notes). This will always provide access to the most current version of those documents. Please do not make a copy of the documents themselves or their direct links, since they may change from time to time.)
Policy Short Title: Regulatory Framework Policy
Policy Long Title: Regulatory Framework for the Administration of Board Policies and Procedures
Policy Number: GA2
View the Regulatory Framework Policy and Related Documents:
Regulatory Framework Policy and Associated Procedures
Policy Date: December 2019
Procedures Date: December 2019
Responsible Executive(s): University Counsel
Responsible Board Committee: Governance Committee
The policies regarding administration, development, and review of Senate and Council of Senate policies are as follows:
- Senate Policy: V‐1 Format, Development & Administration of Senate Policies (Vancouver Senate);
- Senate Policy: O‐1 Format, Development & Administration of Senate Policies (Okanagan Senate); and
- Council of Senates Policy: C‐1 Format, Development & Administration of Council of Senates Policies (Council of Senates).
Related Legislation: University Act (R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 468)