Review Of The Charities Act 2006 - Summer 2012
Lord Hodgson's Review of the Charities Act 2006 is to be laid before Parliament before this year's summer recess in mid-July. The terms of reference for the review were wide but included: a review of the provisions relating to the definition of charity and changes made in the 2006 Act on public benefit; the disposal of charity land; functions and powers of the Charity Commission; charity mergers; trustees duties; powers; liabilities and rights; charity reporting and accounting; and fundraising.
Responses have been submitted by a wide range of bodies including the ISC (on the definition of charity and public benefit), the Charity Commission, individual charities (and umbrella organisations) and the Charity Law Association. Click here to see the ISC's response. Lord Hodgson's review should...
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