This policy provides the framework for maintaining coordinated and consistent practices for dealing with instances of fraudulent information provided to Australian Catholic University (ACU) or representing ACU.
4.1 Where it is suspected that fraudulent information has been provided to ACU, or representing ACU, the matter will be in accordance with the Dealing with Instances of Fraudulent Documentation Procedures.
4.2 Where it is determined that fraudulent information has been provided to ACU, or representing ACU, the Academic Registrar may impose penalties in accordance with the Dealing with Instances of Fraudulent Documentation Procedures or may refer the matter to be dealt with under another process, either internal or external to the University.
5.1 Where it is determined that fraudulent information has been provided, the Academic Registrar will:
ensure that any findings and the penalties imposed under this Policy are recorded on the University Register of Instances of Fraudulent Information;
advise any relevant officer or section of the University that may need to take action as a result of the decision;
where an ACU student file exists, record details of the case on that student’s file;
5.2 An annual summary of instances of the provision of fraudulent information and the penalties imposed will be tabled at Academic Administrative Committee (AAC) for noting at the first Academic Board each year.