Charity & Social Enterprise Law Update

After a five year journey, the Charities Act 2006 has finally received Royal Assent. But what are the changes that it will bring to charities? Its more controversial reforms include the first ever statutory definition of ‘charitable purposes’, changes to the public benefit rules and provisions for trustee remuneration. The Act introduces an entirely new framework for:

– the regulation of public collections

– the establishment of the Charity Tribunal

– charity mergers

– the creation of the new Charitable Incorporated Organization

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Pages:

20

Publisher:

BATES WELLS & BRAITHWAITE LONDON LLP

Author:

BATES WELLS & BRAITHWAITE LONDON LLP

Date:

April 1, 2007

Media Type:

Report

Category:

Philanthropy, Social Entrepreneurship