164. Charities.

Where land is held by a charity and there is no restriction on the proprietorship register, a buyer may safely deal with the charity as if it were an absolute owner. If there is a restriction on the register1, the following matters will need to be considered2.

Unless a charity is an exempt charity, no disposition3 can be made by the charity without an order of the court or of the Charity Commission unless the following conditions are satisfied4:


    (1)     the trustees must obtain and consider a written report about the proposed disposition from a qualified surveyor instructed by the