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Charities Act 1985

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Schedule 1FORM OF RESOLUTION BY CHARITY TRUSTEES UNDER SECTION 2

WHEREAS we are the trustees of the____________________________ Charity, being a charity to which section 2 of the Charities Act 1985 applies:

AND WHEREAS we are of the opinion—

1(a) that the objects of the charity may fairly be considered obsolete or lacking in usefulness, or impossible of achievement, having regard to the period that has elapsed since the charity was founded, the social and economic changes that have taken place in that period and other circumstances relative to the functioning and administration of the charity, as follows ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ (relevant circumstances, if any to be specified) and

(b)that an alteration of the charity's objects, as set out in ______________________________________________________________________________________ (here specify the applicable trust instrument) is required in order that the charity's resources may be applied to better effect, consistently with the spirit of the original gift:

AND WHEREAS alternative objects, being in law charitable, are specified in the schedule to this resolution and are in our opinion not so far dissimilar in character to those of the original charitable gift that this modification of the Charity's trust would constitute an unjustifiable departure from the intentions of the founder of the charity, or violate the spirit of the gift:

AND WHEREAS we have complied with section 2(4) of the said Act of 1985:

NOW THEREFORE we, the trustees of the said charity, under and in pursuance of section 2 of the Charities Act 1985, hereby resolve that the trusts of the charity be modified by replacing the objects set out in the trust instrument by the alternative objects specified in the schedule. Signed: __________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ TRUSTEES OF THE________________________CHARITY 1 Delete any words or phrases not applicable.

Schedule to this Resolution

ALTERNATIVE OBJECTS PROPOSED TO REPLACE THOSE SET OUT IN THE TRUST INSTRUMENT ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________

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