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Charities Act (Northern Ireland) 1964

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. WHEREAS, pursuant to section 12(2)( b) of the Northern Ireland...

  3. And Whereas the Clerk of the Parliaments has certified accordingly...

  4. PART I POWERS OF MINISTRY OF FINANCE AS CHARITY AUTHORITY

    1. General powers of Ministry

      1. 1.Applications for opinion etc. of Ministry.

      2. 2.Certification of cases to Attorney-General.

      3. 3.Power to call for documents and search records.

      4. 4.Publication of charitable gifts in wills.

      5. 5.Compromises of claims by or against charities.

      6. 6.Transfer of certain administration actions to Ministry.

      7. 7.Receipts given by Ministry.

      8. 8.Funds in court.

      9. 9.Taxation of solicitor's bill.

    2. Provisions facilitating administration of charities

      1. 10.Incorporation schemes for charity trustees.

      2. 11.Further provisions as to schemes under s. 10.

      3. 12.Appointment of new charity trustees.

    3. Cy-près jurisdiction of Ministry, etc.

      1. 13.Cy-près powers of Ministry.

      2. 14.Misdescribed charitable beneficiaries in wills.

    4. Powers of Ministry in relation to charity property

      1. 15.Acceptance of charity property by Ministry.

      2. 16.Proceedings to recover charity property.

      3. 17.Leases of and improvements to charity lands.

      4. 18.Sale, exchange or mortgage of charity lands.

      5. 19.Redemption of rent-charges etc. payable to charity.

      6. 20.Redemption of rent-charges etc., charged on charity's land.

      7. 21.Effect of transactions under ss. 17 to 20.

  5. PART II APPLICATION OF PROPERTY CY-PRÈS, IMPERFECT TRUSTS, ETC.

    1. Extension of cy-près powers

      1. 22.Occasions for applying property cy-près.

      2. 23.Application cy-près of gifts of donors unknown or disclaiming.

    2. Imperfect trusts

      1. 24.Gifts for mixed purposes.

    3. Common Investment Funds

      1. 25.Common investment schemes.

  6. PART III MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS AS TO CHARITY TRUSTEES

    1. 26.Power of two-thirds of trustees to act for certain purposes.

    2. 27.Duty to keep accounts.

    3. 28.Deposit of deeds etc., with Ministry for safe keeping.

    4. 29.Applications to Court.

  7. PART IV SUPPLEMENTARY

    1. 30.Returns of charitable gifts by Master (Probate and Matrimonial).

    2. 31.Enforcement of requirements made by the Ministry.

    3. 31A.Variation of financial limits.

    4. 32.Value of land, etc., for purposes of Act.

    5. 33.Costs and expenses of Ministry.

    6. 34.Annual report by Ministry.

    7. 35.Interpretation.

    8. 36.Saving for functions of Attorney-General.

    9. S. 37, with Schedule, effects repeals

    10. 38.Short title and commencement.

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