35.       DECISIONS ON DISCIPLINARY ACTION OR TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT

35.1     Where the University believes that disciplinary action is required to be taken for Misconduct, Serious Misconduct or unsatisfactory performance the University will act through clauses 38 and 39 respectively.

35.2     The principles of procedural fairness will be observed in all matters concerned with disciplinary action or termination of employment.

35.3     The timelines referred to in clauses 38 and 39 may be varied by mutual agreement between the Relevant Senior Executive, the staff member or their Representative.

35.4     This clause and clauses 38 and 39 shall have no application to casual staff.