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The following regulations were adopted at TuestUy's meeting < f the University Council : 1. That the right io prospect on any properties of the University will be granted to any applicant (but the r'ght will not be transferable) on payment of a fee of two guineas. 2 That before any further applications for protection rights for mining purposes arc entertained on any land owned by the University, the app'icant (a) shall deposit with the registrar a sketch of the locality shewing the position of the land applied for; (b) deposit a declaration setting forth that the applicant has personally prospected the actual grant applied for, and also that he has reasonable grounds for be ieving that gold exists on same; (c) that eviiy application stall bo accompanied by a deposit of Lls ; (d) that each application shall not exce.d thirty acres in extent. Th»t in tho case of the seven following applications already granted :—viz., John Cunningham, Allan fc-'cott Orbell, Robert Scott, Harry Hertsletr, Henry Orbell, W. G. Mouatt, George W. Pogson—their attention be drawn to the foregoing resolutions, and that they immediately define the area cf ground taken up by them, and comply with all regulations. It was resolved—" That the Registrar write to the Minister of Mines informing him that applications have been made to the University Council for authority to mine on the Barewood Run, and requesting him in case an application is made to have any portion of the said run proclaimed a gold field to protect the then existing contracts of the University Council with its tenants and lessees."

It was mentioned that, with regard to those applications to whom authorities had already been given, priority of applications as shown by number would give priority of rights,

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