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Appeal Against Penalty of Expulsion or Suspension for Disciplinary Offences

 Appeal Against Suspension

In accordance with Regulation 8 of the Singapore Polytechnic (Students) (Conduct & Discipline) Regulations 2000, a student who has been suspended from the Polytechnic may appeal to the Principal in writing within 14 days stating any ground of appeal.

The Principal may after giving the student a reasonable opportunity of being heard and after considering any report of the Student Disciplinary Committee (SDC), confirm the order of suspension by the SDC, quash it or vary it. In varying the penalty of suspension, the Principal could reduce the penalty or mete out a more severe penalty (such as expulsion, lengthen the period of suspension).

Pending a decision on any appeal, a student who has been suspended by the SDC is to comply with the order of suspension.

Any decision made by the Principal upon appeal is final.

 

Appeal Against Expulsion

In accordance with Regulation 9 of the Singapore Polytechnic (Students) (Conduct & Discipline) Regulations 2000, a student who has been expelled from the Polytechnic may appeal to the Student Disciplinary Appeal Committee in writing within 14 days stating any ground of appeal.

The Student Disciplinary Appeal Committee may after giving the student a reasonable opportunity of being heard and after considering any report from the Student Disciplinary Committee, confirm, vary or quash the order of expulsion.

Pending a decision on any appeal, a student who has been expelled is to comply with the order of expulsion.

Any decision made by the appeal committee is final.