47 Appointment of new trustees

47 Appointment of new trustees

In general, vacancies among trustees should be filled by persons most likely to be suited to carrying out the duties imposed by the trust1. The fact that two out of three trustees hold different views on an important matter affecting the charity does not invalidate the appointment2, nor does the fact that trustees may be related to each other3. Regard must be had to directions contained either in the scheme or any other instrument which regulates the charity4. For example, a requirement that trustees should reside in a certain area must be complied with5, although

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