| Commentary

48.1 Generally

| Commentary

48 Appointment under express powers

48.1 Generally

The governing document of a charity may itself contain express powers for the appointment of new trustees. They are often contained in schemes or orders of the Charity Commission1. In practice, the statutory power of appointment is available in many cases2. Where the court or the Charity Commission appoints a corporate body as sole trustee of a charity it is thereby constituted a trust corporation for the purposes of that charity3.

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