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An Act Appointing the Governor for the Time Being President of the Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina.

1805 - Chapter VII

The Laws of North Carolina of 1805 - Pages 12-13

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the Governor of the State for the time being, shall be and he is hereby declared to be President of the Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina, and as such shall preside at all meetings of said Board: Provided always, that if by reason of indisposition or other good cause, the Governor shall be unable to attend any of the meetings of the said Board, he may, by some instrument of writing signed with his proper hand, appoint some other person, being a Trustee, to act as President for the time being, who shall accordingly preside as such in the absence of the Governor.

II. And be it further enacted, That in case any Member of the Board of Trustees of the said University shall fail to give his personal attendance at any of the meetings of said Board for the term of two years, the said Board of Trustees shall be, and are hereby declared to be vested with power and authority, if they deem the same expedient, to consider the seat of such member as vacated, and cause the same to be reported to the General Assembly; whereupon the vacancy or vacancies so occasioned, shall be filled up by joint ballot of both houses.

Read three times and ratified in General Assembly,
the 21st day of December, 1805
William White, Secretary

Alex. Martin, S.S.
S. Cabarrus, S.H.C.



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