9. Removal from premises and confiscation
1. A University staff member or security officer may confiscate anything in the apparent possession of a student if—
a. the student apparently has committed, is committing or intends to commit academic misconduct; and
b. the thing being confiscated appears to indicate that academic misconduct has occurred, is occurring or may occur.
2. A student may be refused access to University premises, or be expelled from University premises, if the student appears to be committing academic misconduct.
10. Authorised officers
1. The Vice—Chancellor must appoint authorised officers for the purposes of these Regulations.
2. If an authorised officer becomes aware of, or has brought to his or her attention, an act of academic misconduct and if the authorised officer is reasonably satisfied based on the evidence (including any evidence that the authorised officer may have gathered through investigation) that a student has engaged in academic misconduct, the authorised officer may do any one or more of the following—
a. reprimand and caution the student;
b. agree with the student a course of corrective action;
c. agree with the student on a course of counselling;
d. suspend a student for up to two weeks;
e. prohibit or deny access to or use of University premises, University facilities and services or University activities for up to two weeks;
f. require the student to refrain from contact with specified persons;
g. impose conditions on the student’s attendance at University premises, participation in University activities or use of University facilities and services;
h. require the student to re-submit the whole or part of the assessment, examination or research;
i. disallow or amend a mark or grade for the whole or part of the assessment, examination or research;
j. fail the student;
k. in the case of research misconduct concerning externally funded research under a contract requiring the misconduct to be dealt with in accordance with the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research, take a course of action in accordance with that Code.
3. In addition to those actions listed in subregulation (2), an authorised officer may—
a. suspend the student for longer than two weeks;
b. prohibit or deny access to or use of University premises, University facilities and services or University activities for longer than two weeks;
c. exclude the student; or
d. prevent the student from re-enrolling, receiving results, graduating or receiving an award.
4. The power conferred by subregulation (3) may only be exercised if the student has first been advised of the proposed decision and given reasonable opportunity to make a submission to the authorised officer.
5. A student who fails to comply with a sanction given under this regulation is guilty of general misconduct for the purposes of the Student General Misconduct Regulations 2012.
11. Notice to student
The student must be informed in writing of the decision by the authorised officer within five working days of the decision being made.