Rules Governing Reference Materials during Examination

Article 1

The faculty member supervising a course shall decide what reference materials are to be permitted during a written examination. Similarly, the supervising faculty member may decide that the use of reference materials is not to be allowed.

Article 2

Unless otherwise instructed, cf. Article 1 above, students may bring the followingreference materials to a written examination:

  1. Compendium of current law, issued by the Ministry of Justice and Ecclesiastical Affairs.
  2. Government Gazette, Sections A and C.
  3. Collection of international agreements and EU Acts, as decided by the supervising faculty member.
  4. Printouts of laws and regulations from the Internet as PDF documents. The Faculty of Law can ask for stamped and endorsed copies by the RU School of Law.

Article 3

The reference material detailed in Article 2 may contain single underlinings and strikethroughs as well as corrections to legal text. The corrections shall only contain references to the numbers and titles of new acts. It is permitted to mark reference material detailed in Article 2 with sticky labels that only include references to the number and titles of law. Any other written text is forbidden except corrections as mentioned above.

Article 4

Infringements of these rules and sanctions shall be covered by the provisions of the Rules on Examinations and Grades, Article 11, and General Rules of Study, Article 1.

Approved at a faculty meeting of the RU School of Law on May 21, 2004.

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