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La Trobe University Commercial Activities Guidelines

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Section 1 - Background and Purpose

(1) The purpose of the La Trobe University Commercial Activities Guidelines is to provide a set of principles and outline the process for the development and conduct of commercial activities of the University, in order to maximise the benefits and to minimise the risks to the University of undertaking such activities.

(2) The Guidelines are made pursuant to sections 53 to 56 and other provisions of the La Trobe University Act 2009 (the Act) and are approved by the Minister.

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Section 2 - Scope

(3) There are eight (8) guidelines:

  1. Guideline 1 – Prior to entering a commercial activity;
  2. Guideline 2 – Indemnities;
  3. Guideline 3 – After entering a commercial activity;
  4. Guideline 4 – Register of commercial activities and report;
  5. Guideline 5 – Section 48 of the Act – corporations and joint ventures;
  6. Guideline 6 – University controlled entities;
  7. Guideline 7 – Section 47 of the Act – Audit of income and expenditure of the University;
  8. Guideline 8 – Making Assessments.