Commentary

198 Contracts entered into without the consent of the Charity Commission

CHARITIES AND CHARITABLE GIVING vol 6(2)
| Commentary

198 Contracts entered into without the consent of the Charity Commission

| Commentary

198 Contracts entered into without the consent of the Charity Commission

Where a contract is entered into without the consent of the Charity Commission, and without the requisite procedures having been carried out, and completion does not follow, the contract is void or, if the charity is a limited company or charitable incorporated organisation, voidable1. This is because a contract for a disposition (such as a sale or lease) of charity land is not regarded as a disposition in itself, although it has the effect of passing an equitable interest in the land. Therefore, the saving for a

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