Commentary

180 Role of the Charity Commission

CHARITIES AND CHARITABLE GIVING vol 6(2)
| Commentary

180 Role of the Charity Commission

| Commentary

180 Role of the Charity Commission

The functions of the Charity Commission include the exercise of the court’s jurisdiction with respect to charities in cases which are non-contentious, as well as the exercise of more specific powers conferred by the Charities Act 20111.

The jurisdiction, which is shared with that of the court2, is most frequently exercised in the form of the establishment of schemes3 for the future administration of a charity and of orders for the appointment of trustees4 and for the vesting of property. It is usual for the Commission, rather

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