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for their inspection and eventual amendment, and each member shall attend to this inspection and amendment as soon as possible, within not more than eight days. If these terms are not observed, the administrator shall be held t a fine in the amount of an annual contribution, and other parties concerned the amount of a semiannual contribution to the fund. Then the account sh be received and acquitted by the rector and the council of the academy like oʻ academic accounts.
21. For the assistance of the administrator a monitor shall be appointed shall collect the contributions and the interest, deliver the quotas of the to these or to their attorneys, and attend to all matters of business ge He shall be elected by the association, but can be dismissed again at : if the association is not satisfied with him. In the election the acader shall be considered in preference. As his salary, 4 reichsthaler, new t are at present appropriated for him. With the increase of the fun this sum may be somewhat increased.
22. In order to comply punctually with the intention of the wife Spalding, and in order to ease the mind of each member and his w ther ordered herewith that the purpose of this fund, even " approval of all its members, shall not be changed and that t remain an independent institute. Even if the improbable ev that at some time no members should be present, the institute continue, and the rector and council shall then assume its adm istically under these regulations until again there shall be whom the administration shall then revert.
4. Statutes of the university ophans' fund of
§ 1. The orphans' fund is established for the bene? ordinary and extraordinary professors, docents, and of Rostock. Only a person belonging at the time shall be entitled to membership.
§ 2. Accession to the orphans' fund shall be vol present belonging to the University of Rostock d expected on or before August 15 of this year. bership shall submit their declaration within t to their position in the University of Rostock.
§ 3. Persons, however, belonging to the un the orphans' fund at the time stipulated a quently if they shall pay, with 5 per cent ai have had to pay up to the time in admi they had joined at the stipulated time.
$ 4. Each member shall pay annually i bution of 16 marks, in quarterly inst July, and October. From the time whe have reached 3,000 marks new mem' of 10 marks.
§ 5. Each member can resign at p' further obligations a written notic In such event there shall exist n tofore. The person who has resig if he requests it, be readmitted, b ment of the contributions that which he was not a member, with
§ 6. If a member ceases to be of Rostock, his share in the orple no claim to demand return of hi retention of salary shall not be cation of membership. Besides to pay his contributions shall from the day on which he shal of the fund. As a matter of cosible for the payment of the fou
These statutes were approved
the pension fund and decision as to the use of its phs shall be intrusted to a committee of the f the respective rector. This committee ne member each of the theological, of the philosophical faculty, ple majority of votes, for fant, to be mentioned ording to a sequence
committee shall require hall be elected by simple He shall administer his n honorarium. The accountd submit it within four weeks all submit it to the other memng council members for eventual e other persons entitled to partici, and subsequently shall advise the ad the council of his discharge from
ted capital funds shall be deposited in the
epartment for educational affairs, shall have and, therefore, report shall be made to it concerning the administration of the fund and inclosure of a copy of the account, attested by
ducal ministry, too, the confirmation of these regulaof the rights of a charitable institution shall be d the concilium.
these regulations are not prohibited. They can, however, assembly of the persons named in § 1, in whose convocation jeet of the deliberations shall be stated, and in which st two-thirds of the interested parties shall be present, by of the persons present, and shall take effect only upon pervising ministry.
§ 15. In the event that at some time there should be no members, the rector and concilium shall assume the administration under these statutes until there shall be again three members, to whom then the administration shall be transferred.
These statutes, which shall be handed, in print, to each member on his admission into the association, have been drawn up in documentary form over the signature of the rector at the time and with the seal of the university affixed, and highest sovereign confirmation thereof shall be requested.
5. Regulations concerning the administration and use of the orphans' pension fund of the University of Rostock.a
§ 1. The pension fund has been established for fatherless and motherless, as well as merely fatherless, orphans needing assistance, of ordinary and extraordinary professors, actually appointed under salary and deceased in full official activity, and also for the above-designated surviving orphans of the academic music teacher.
§ 2. There shall be excluded, therefore, the children of such university teachers as occupy the professorship merely as a secondary office, as well as of those professors who in the last two years before their death have delivered no lectures without being hindered therein by sickness, to be attested by a physician's certificate, or by other causes, to be adequately established.
$3. The pensions shall be paid only from the interest of the capital fund. The latter shall never be drawn upon. The surplus of receipts over expenditures shall be capitalized and invested on interest on unquestioned security.
§ 4. The pension to be paid to the guardianship of the orphan shall cease 1. If a son shall have completed the twenty-third year;
2. If, although younger, he is already provided for by earning his own support;
3. If a daughter shall have completed the twenty-first year;
4. If she shall be married before that time; or
5. If the child shall lead a scandalous life and shall not desist therefrom after one serious admonition from the chairman of the administration committee (§ 10). If such admonition shall have been made by the father before his death, which fact it would not be difficult to establish, the respective child shall have no claim to pension if it shall already have passed the sixteenth year.
§ 5. From the regulation established in § 4, under Nos. 1 and 3, those children shall be exempt who, by legally proved physical defects, shall be wholly deprived of the possibility of self-support, either for a certain time or forever.
§ 6. The legal establishment shall be intrusted to the certificate, conformable to duty, of an official physician, signed also by the police magistracy of the residence, with strict responsibility as to the truth of the testimony, and with the provision of a triple gradation under which there shall be shown either
(a) Such limited inability to earn a living as indicates the indispensable need of additional support; or
(b) Total, temporary, or permanent inability to earn a living; or
(c) The still worse condition of invalidism, of total blindness, of uninterrupted confinement to the bed, or of other crippled condition which, in addition to total inability to earn a living, renders necessary the assistance of others.
§ 7. The certificates of the physicians and of the magistracy shall definitely distinguish the case of a decided total incurableness or lifelong inability to earn a living from that of a curable defect or of a temporary inability to earn a living, and in the latter case shall propose a definite number of years for which the contribution for support shall be allowed, continued, or increased, after the lapse of which time, eventually, a repeated investigation for further decision shall be submitted.
§ 8. The contribution for support shall continue for the children, even if the still living mother shall change her condition.
§ 9. The pensions shall be paid in quarterly installments in advance. In the event of the death of a beneficiary the support shall become extinct with the end of the mortuary quarter.
"These regulations received sovereign confirmation under date of July 6, 1875.
§ 10. The administration of the pension fund and decision as to the use of its income under the preceding paragraphs shall be intrusted to a committee of the whole council under the chairmanship of the respective rector. This committee shall consist, in addition to the rector, of one member each of the theological, juridical, and medical faculties, and two members of the philosophical faculty, who shall be elected by the assembled council, by simple majority of votes, for five years. Annually, with the exception of the accountant, to be mentioned directly, one of the remaining four members shall retire according to a sequence to be decided by lot, but shall be again eligible.
§ 11. The valid passage of resolutions on the part of the committee shall require two-thirds of the votes. The accountant, however, shall be elected by simple majority of votes by the committee from its members. He shall administer his office, like the other members, without payment of an honorarium. The accountant shall close his account annually on June 30, and submit it within four weeks from this time to the rector, who subsequently shall submit it to the other members of the committee and then to the remaining council members for eventual correction; he also shall communicate it to the other persons entitled to participation in the advantages of the institute, and subsequently shall advise the accountant in the name of the rector and the council of his discharge from responsibility.
The obligations concerning the invested capital funds shall be deposited in the archives.
§ 12. The grand-ducal ministry, department for educational affairs, shall have the supervision of the institute, and, therefore, report shall be made to it annually before Michaelmas Day concerning the administration of the fund and the use made of its income, with inclosure of a copy of the account, attested by the secretary of the university.
§ 13. From the said grand-ducal ministry, too, the confirmation of these regulations and the conferring of the rights of a charitable institution shall be requested by the rector and the concilium.
§ 14. Amendments of these regulations are not prohibited. They can, however, be adopted only in an assembly of the persons named in § 1, in whose convocation by the rector the object of the deliberations shall be stated, and in which (assembly) at least two-thirds of the interested parties shall be present, by unanimous consent of the persons present, and shall take effect only upon approval by the supervising ministry.