1. The University receives with gratitude the sum of £850,000 from Mary Lackey to be held as expendable endowment on the trusts declared in this regulation. Further money or property may be paid or transferred to the University as either expendable or permanent endowment to be held on the same trusts. The assets so held will be known as the Instruction in Mandarin Chinese Fund (“the Fund”).
2. The University shall retain as permanent endowment those of the assets in the Fund (if any) which are contributed on the express understanding that they are to be treated as permanent endowment (“the Permanent Endowment”).
3. The University shall (a) apply the income of the Permanent Endowment (if any); and (b) apply the income and, in its discretion, the capital of the remainder of the Fund, to maintain an instructorship in Mandarin Chinese (“the Post”). The Post holder shall tutor and teach Mandarin Chinese, including, but not limited to, the provision of training students in both conversational and interpreting skills.
4. Any surplus income available after the provision of the Post shall be used for the benefit of Chinese Studies within the University or be placed on reserve for expenditure in the subsequent year as if it were income of that subsequent year. However, the Fund shall not be used to support the building or maintenance costs of any language laboratories, nor the purchase of any computing equipment associated with such laboratories.
5. The administration of the Fund, and the application of its income, shall be the responsibility of the Humanities Divisional Board.
6. The University may in its absolute discretion in the period ending 21 years from the date of this regulation, instead of applying the income of the Fund in any year, accumulate all or any part of such income by investing it, and holding it as part of the capital of the Fund. The University may apply the whole or any part of such accumulated income in any subsequent year as if it were income of the Fund arising in the then current year.
7. The University shall have power to pay out of the capital or the income of the Fund all costs of and incidental to the creation of the Fund, and the management and administration of the Fund and the Scholarship.
8. The University may exercise any of its corporate powers in the management and administration of the Fund in so far as those powers are not inconsistent with these regulations.
9. Regulations 1–11 shall be deemed to be Trust Regulations under the provisions of Part D of Statute XVI.
10. Subject to Regulation 11, Council may amend, repeal or add to these regulations in accordance with Part D of Statute XVI, but no amendment is valid if it would cause the Fund to:
(1) cease to be exclusively charitable according to the law of England and Wales; or
(2) be outside the objects of the University.
11. Any amendment to Regulation 3 is an amendment to the main objects of the Fund for the purposes of Part D of Statute XVI and must be approved both by Congregation of the University and subsequently by Her Majesty in Council.