Charity regulation

Charity regulation guidance:

One of the general functions of the Charity Commission (the Commission), as the statutory regulator for charities, is to identify and investigate apparent misconduct or...

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The existing register was set up by the Charities Act 1993 (CA 1993) and will continue to operate notwithstanding the Charities Act 2011 (CA 2011). The Charity Commission...

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It is now possible to register a charity online if the gross income of the charity is more than £5000 per year. There are certain requirements and steps that have to be...

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This table deals with applications to the General Regulatory Chamber of the First-tier Tribunal (Charity) for a review of, or an appeal against, a decision of the Charity...

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A charity may be excepted from registration if it: • is excepted by Order of the Charities Commission (and complies with any conditions), and • has a gross income not...

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Exempt charity means any institution that is within Charities Act 2011, Sch 3 (CA 2011). Examples of charities included in Sch 3 are: • many educational institutions, eg...

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Charities Act 2011 (CA 2011), s 30 sets out the requirements for registering charities. Every charity must be registered unless they are an exempt charity listed under...

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The Charity Commission is the regulatory body for in excess of 160,000 charities with a combined annual gross income of over £50 billion. It's area of operations is...

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Cy-prės definition There are a number of attempted definitions of the term cy-près without much success. One of the better attempts came from the Restatement of the Law,...

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