| Commentary

33 Exempt and excepted charities

| Commentary

33 Exempt and excepted charities

Exempt charities cannot be registered1 and are not directly subject to the Charity Commission’s supervision as opposed to being regulated by another ‘principal regulator’, but are nevertheless subject to charity law.

Schedule 3 to the Charities Act 2011 lists those charitable institutions that are exempt charities and the list may be amended by order of the Minister for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. An exempt charity is to have a ‘principal regulator’ who is a body or a Minister of the Crown prescribed by regulations made by the Minister2. The principal regulator is to work with

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