Charities Act 2006

  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 Meaning of “charity” and “charitable purpose”

    1. 1.Meaning of “charity”

    2. 2.Meaning of “charitable purpose”

    3. 3.The “public benefit” test

    4. 4.Guidance as to operation of public benefit requirement

    5. 5.Special provisions about recreational charities, sports clubs etc.

  3. Part 2 Regulation of charities

    1. Chapter 1 The Charity Commission

      1. Establishment of Charity Commission

        1. 6.The Charity Commission

      2. Commission's objectives, general functions etc.

        1. 7.The Commission's objectives, general functions and duties

    2. Chapter 2 The Charity Tribunal

      1. 8.The Charity Tribunal

    3. Chapter 3 Registration of charities

      1. General

        1. 9.Registration of charities

        2. 10.Interim changes in threshold for registration of small charities

      2. Exempt charities: registration and regulation

        1. 11.Changes in exempt charities

        2. 12.Increased regulation of exempt charities under 1993 Act

        3. 13.General duty of principal regulator in relation to exempt charity

        4. 14.Commission to consult principal regulator before exercising powers in relation to exempt charity

    4. Chapter 4 Application of property cy-près

      1. Cy-près occasions

        1. 15.Application cy-près by reference to current circumstances

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

        3. 17.Application cy-près of gifts made in response to certain solicitations

      2. Schemes

        1. 18.Cy-près schemes

    5. Chapter 5 Assistance and supervision of charities by court and Commission

      1. Suspension or removal of trustees etc. from membership

        1. 19.Power to suspend or remove trustees etc. from membership of charity

      2. Directions by Commission

        1. 20.Power to give specific directions for protection of charity

        2. 21.Power to direct application of charity property

      3. Publicity relating to schemes

        1. 22.Relaxation of publicity requirements relating to schemes etc.

      4. Common investment schemes

        1. 23.Participation of Scottish and Northern Irish charities in common investment schemes etc.

      5. Advice or other assistance

        1. 24.Power to give advice and guidance

        2. 25.Power to determine membership of charity

      6. Powers of entry etc.

        1. 26.Power to enter premises and seize documents etc.

      7. Mortgages of charity land

        1. 27.Restrictions on mortgaging

    6. Chapter 6 Audit or examination of accounts where charity is not a company

      1. 28.Annual audit or examination of accounts of charities which are not companies

      2. 29.Duty of auditor etc. of charity which is not a company to report matters to Commission

      3. 30.Group accounts

    7. Chapter 7 Charitable companies

      1. 31.Relaxation of restriction on altering memorandum etc. of charitable company

      2. 32.Annual audit or examination of accounts of charitable companies

      3. 33.Duty of auditor etc. of charitable company to report matters to Commission

    8. Chapter 8 Charitable incorporated organisations

      1. 34.Charitable incorporated organisations

    9. Chapter 9 Charity trustees etc.

      1. Waiver of disqualification

        1. 35.Waiver of trustee's disqualification

      2. Remuneration of trustees etc.

        1. 36.Remuneration of trustees etc. providing services to charity

        2. 37.Disqualification of trustee receiving remuneration by virtue of section 36

      3. Liability of trustees etc.

        1. 38.Power of Commission to relieve trustees, auditors etc. from liability for breach of trust or duty

        2. 39.Trustees' indemnity insurance

    10. Chapter 10 Powers of unincorporated charities

      1. 40.Power to transfer all property

      2. 41.Power to replace purposes

      3. 42.Power to modify powers or procedures

    11. Chapter 11 Powers to spend capital and mergers

      1. Spending of capital

        1. 43.Power to spend capital

      2. Mergers

        1. 44.Merger of charities

  4. Part 3 Funding for charitable, benevolent or philanthropic institutions

    1. Chapter 1 Public charitable collections

      1. Preliminary

        1. 45.Regulation of public charitable collections

        2. 46.Charitable appeals that are not public charitable collections

        3. 47.Other definitions for purposes of this Chapter

      2. Restrictions on conducting collections

        1. 48.Restrictions on conducting collections in a public place

        2. 49.Restrictions on conducting door to door collections

        3. 50.Exemption for local, short-term collections

      3. Public collections certificates

        1. 51.Applications for certificates

        2. 52.Determination of applications and issue of certificates

        3. 53.Grounds for refusing to issue a certificate

        4. 54.Power to call for information and documents

        5. 55.Transfer of certificate between trustees of unincorporated charity

        6. 56.Withdrawal or variation etc. of certificates

        7. 57.Appeals against decisions of the Commission

      4. Permits

        1. 58.Applications for permits to conduct collections in public places

        2. 59.Determination of applications and issue of permits

        3. 60.Refusal of permits

        4. 61.Withdrawal or variation etc. of permits

        5. 62.Appeals against decisions of local authority

      5. Supplementary

        1. 63.Regulations

        2. 64.Offences

        3. 65.Offences by bodies corporate

        4. 66.Service of documents

    2. Chapter 2 Fund-raising

      1. 67.Statements indicating benefits for charitable institutions and fund-raisers

      2. 68.Statements indicating benefits for charitable institutions and collectors

      3. 69.Reserve power to control fund-raising by charitable institutions

    3. Chapter 3 Financial assistance

      1. 70.Power of relevant Minister to give financial assistance to charitable, benevolent or philanthropic institutions

      2. 71.Power of National Assembly for Wales to give financial assistance to charitable, benevolent or philanthropic institutions

  5. Part 4 Miscellaneous and general

    1. Miscellaneous

      1. 72.Disclosure of information to and by Northern Ireland regulator

      2. 73.Report on operation of this Act

    2. General

      1. 74.Orders and regulations

      2. 75.Amendments, repeals, revocations and transitional provisions

      3. 76.Pre-consolidation amendments

      4. 77.Amendments reflecting changes in company law audit provisions

      5. 78.Interpretation

      6. 79.Commencement

      7. 80.Short title and extent

  6. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      The Charity Commission

      1. 1.After Schedule 1 to the 1993 Act insert— SCHEDULE 1A...

      2. House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 24)

        1. 2.In Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the House of...

      3. Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 25)

        1. 3.In Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Establishment of the Charity Commission: supplementary

      1. 1.In this Schedule— “commencement” means the coming into force of...

      2. Appointments to Commission

        1. 2.(1) The person who immediately before commencement was the Chief...

      3. Effect of transfers under section 6

        1. 3.(1) Anything which— (a) has been done (or has effect...

      4. First annual report of Commission

        1. 4.(1) This paragraph applies if there is a period of...

      5. Resource accounts of Commission

        1. 5.(1) The new Commission and the old Commission shall be...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      The Charity Tribunal

      1. 1.After Schedule 1A to the 1993 Act (inserted by Schedule...

      2. House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 24)

        1. 2.In Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the House of...

      3. Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 25)

        1. 3.In Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland...

      4. Courts and Legal Services Act 1990 (c. 41)

        1. 4.In Schedule 11 to the Courts and Legal Services Act...

      5. Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992 (c. 53)

        1. 5.In Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Tribunals and...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Appeals and applications to Charity Tribunal

      1. After Schedule 1B to the 1993 Act (inserted by Schedule...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Exempt charities: increased regulation under 1993 Act

      1. Power to require charity's name to be changed

        1. 1.In section 6 of the 1993 Act (power of Commission...

      2. Power to institute inquiries

        1. 2.In section 8(1) of the 1993 Act (power of Commission...

      3. Power to call for documents etc.

        1. 3.In section 9 of the 1993 Act (power of Commission...

      4. Concurrent jurisdiction of Commission with High Court

        1. 4.(1) Section 16 of the 1993 Act (concurrent jurisdiction of...

      5. Further powers of Commission

        1. 5.In section 17(7) of the 1993 Act (expenditure by charity...

      6. Power to act for protection of charities

        1. 6.In section 18 of the 1993 Act (power of Commission...

      7. Power to give directions about dormant bank accounts

        1. 7.In section 28 of the 1993 Act (power of Commission...

      8. Proceedings by persons other than Commission

        1. 8.(1) Section 33 of the 1993 Act (charity proceedings by...

      9. Power to order disqualified person to repay sums received from charity

        1. 9.In section 73 of the 1993 Act (consequences of person...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Group accounts

      1. After Schedule 5 to the 1993 Act insert— SCHEDULE 5A...

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Charitable incorporated organisations

      1. Part 1 New Part 8A of and Schedule 5B to 1993 Act

        1. 1.After Part 8 of the 1993 Act insert the following...

        2. 2.After the Schedule 5A inserted in the 1993 Act by...

      2. Part 2 Other amendments of 1993 Act

        1. 3.The 1993 Act is further amended as follows.

        2. 4.In section 45 (annual reports), after subsection (3A) insert—

        3. 5.In section 48 (annual returns), in subsection (1A), at the...

        4. 6.In section 86 (regulations and orders)— (a) in subsection (2),...

        5. 7.In section 97 (general interpretation), in subsection (1), at the...

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      Minor and consequential amendments

      1. Literary and Scientific Institutions Act 1854 (c. 112)

        1. 1.In section 6 of the Literary and Scientific Institutions Act...

      2. Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (c. 81)

        1. 2.In section 9(1) of the Places of Worship Registration Act...

      3. Bishops Trusts Substitution Act 1858 (c. 71)

        1. 3.The Bishops Trusts Substitution Act 1858 has effect subject to...

        2. 4.In section 1 (substitution of one bishop for another as...

        3. 5.In section 3 (how costs are to be defrayed) for...

      4. Places of Worship Sites Amendment Act 1882 (c. 21)

        1. 6.In section 1(d) of the Places of Worship Sites Amendment...

      5. Municipal Corporations Act 1882 (c. 50)

        1. 7.In section 133(2) of the Municipal Corporations Act 1882 (administration...

      6. Technical and Industrial Institutions Act 1892 (c. 29)

        1. 8.In section 9(1) of the Technical and Industrial Institutions Act...

      7. Local Government Act 1894 (c. 73)

        1. 9.(1) In section 75(2) of the Local Government Act 1894...

      8. Commons Act 1899 (c. 30)

        1. 10.In section 18 of the Commons Act 1899 (power to...

      9. Open Spaces Act 1906 (c. 25)

        1. 11.The Open Spaces Act 1906 has effect subject to the...

        2. 12.In section 3(1) (transfer to local authority of spaces held...

        3. 13.(1) Section 4 (transfer by charity trustees of open space...

        4. 14.In section 21(1) (application to Ireland)— (a) for “Charity Commissioners”...

      10. Police, Factories, &c. (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1916 (c. 31)

        1. 15.(1) Section 5 of the Police, Factories, &c. (Miscellaneous Provisions)...

      11. National Trust Charity Scheme Confirmation Act 1919 (c. lxxxiv)

        1. 16.The National Trust Charity Scheme Confirmation Act 1919 has effect...

        2. 17.In section 1 (confirmation of the scheme) for “Charity Commissioners”...

        3. 18.In paragraph 3 of the scheme set out in the...

      12. Settled Land Act 1925 (c. 18)

        1. 19.In section 29(3) of the Settled Land Act 1925 (charitable...

      13. Landlord and Tenant Act 1927 (c. 36)

        1. 20.In Part 2 of the Second Schedule to the Landlord...

      14. Voluntary Hospitals (Paying Patients) Act 1936 (c. 17)

        1. 21.The Voluntary Hospitals (Paying Patients) Act 1936 has effect subject...

        2. 22.In section 1 (definitions), in the definition of “Order”, for...

        3. 23.(1) Section 2 (accommodation for and charges to paying patients)...

        4. 24.In section 3(1) (provision for patients able to make some,...

        5. 25.In section 4 (provisions for protection of existing trusts)—

        6. 26.(1) Section 5 (power to make rules) is amended as...

        7. 27.In section 6(2) (savings)— (a) for “Charity Commissioners” substitute “...

      15. Green Belt (London and Home Counties) Act 1938 (c. xciii)

        1. 28.In section 20 of the Green Belt (London and Home...

      16. New Parishes Measure 1943 (No. 1)

        1. 29.The New Parishes Measure 1943 has effect subject to the...

        2. 30.In section 14(1)(b) (power of corporations etc. to give or...

        3. 31.In section 31 (charitable trusts)— (a) for “the Board of...

      17. Crown Proceedings Act 1947 (c. 44)

        1. 32.In section 23(3) of the Crown Proceedings Act 1947 (proceedings...

      18. London County Council (General Powers) Act 1947 (c. xlvi)

        1. 33.(1) Section 6 of the London County Council (General Powers)...

      19. London County Council (General Powers) Act 1951 (c. xli)

        1. 34.In section 33(6) of the London County Council (General Powers)...

      20. City of London (Various Powers) Act 1952 (c. vi)

        1. 35.In section 4(6) of the City of London (Various Powers)...

      21. City of London (Guild Churches) Act 1952 (c. xxxviii)

        1. 36.In section 35 of the City of London (Guild Churches)...

      22. London County Council (General Powers) Act 1955 (c. xxix)

        1. 37.(1) Section 34 of the London County Council (General Powers)...

      23. Parochial Church Councils (Powers) Measure 1956 (No. 3)

        1. 38.In section 6(5) of the Parochial Church Councils (Powers) Measure...

      24. Recreational Charities Act 1958 (c. 17)

        1. 39.In section 6 of the Recreational Charities Act 1958 (short...

      25. Church Funds Investment Measure 1958 (No. 1)

        1. 40.Section 5 of the Church Funds Investment Measure 1958 (jurisdiction...

      26. Incumbents and Churchwardens (Trusts) Measure 1964 (No. 2)

        1. 41.The Incumbents and Churchwardens (Trusts) Measure 1964 has effect subject...

        2. 42.In section 2(3) (property to which Measure applies) for “Charity...

        3. 43.In section 3(6) (vesting of property in diocesan authority: saving)...

        4. 44.In section 5 (provisions as to property vested in the...

        5. 45.(1) The Schedule (procedure where diocesan authority is of the...

      27. Faculty Jurisdiction Measure 1964 (No. 5)

        1. 46.In section 4(2) of the Faculty Jurisdiction Measure 1964 (sale...

      28. Industrial and Provident Societies Act 1965 (c. 12)

        1. 47.In section 7D(4) of the Industrial and Provident Societies Act...

      29. Clergy Pensions (Amendment) Measure 1967 (No. 1)

        1. 48.In section 4(5) of the Clergy Pensions (Amendment) Measure 1967...

      30. Ministry of Housing and Local Government Provisional Order Confirmation (Greater London Parks and Open Spaces) Act 1967 (c. xxix)

        1. 49.In article 11(3) of the order set out in the...

      31. Redundant Churches and other Religious Buildings Act 1969 (c. 22)

        1. 50.The Redundant Churches and other Religious Buildings Act 1969 has...

        2. 51.(1) Section 4 (transfer of certain redundant places of worship)...

        3. 52.In section 7(2) (saving) for “Charity Commissioners” (in both places)...

      32. Children and Young Persons Act 1969 (c. 54)

        1. 53.In Schedule 3 to the Children and Young Persons Act...

      33. Synodical Government Measure 1969 (No. 2)

        1. 54.(1) Schedule 3 to the Synodical Government Measure 1969 (which...

      34. Local Government Act 1972 (c. 70)

        1. 55.In section 131(3) of the Local Government Act 1972 (savings...

      35. Consumer Credit Act 1974 (c. 39)

        1. 56.In section 16 of the Consumer Credit Act 1974 (exempt...

      36. Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (c. 65)

        1. 57.In section 21A of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (public...

      37. Endowments and Glebe Measure 1976 (No. 4)

        1. 58.The Endowments and Glebe Measure 1976 has effect subject to...

        2. 59.In section 11(2) (extinguishment of certain trusts) for “the Charity...

        3. 60.In section 18(2) (means by which land may become diocesan)...

      38. Interpretation Act 1978 (c. 30)

        1. 61.In Schedule 1 to the Interpretation Act 1978 (words and...

      39. Dioceses Measure 1978 (No. 1)

        1. 62.The Dioceses Measure 1978 has effect subject to the following...

        2. 63.In section 5(1) (preparation of draft scheme: meaning of “interested...

        3. 64.In section 19(4) (schemes with respect to discharge of functions...

      40. Disused Burial Grounds (Amendment) Act 1981 (c. 18)

        1. 65.In section 6 of the Disused Burial Grounds (Amendment) Act...

      41. Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (c. 30)

        1. 66.In Schedule 4 to the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act...

      42. Administration of Justice Act 1982 (c. 53)

        1. 67.In section 41(1) of the Administration of Justice Act 1982...

      43. Pastoral Measure 1983 (No. 1)

        1. 68.The Pastoral Measure 1983 has effect subject to the following...

        2. 69.In section 55(1) (schemes under the Charities Act 1993 for...

        3. 70.In section 63(4) (trusts for the repair etc. of redundant...

        4. 71.In section 76(1) (grant of land for new churches etc....

        5. 72.In Schedule 3, in paragraph 11(1), (2), (6) and (7),...

      44. Rates Act 1984 (c. 33)

        1. 73.In section 3(9) of the Rates Act 1984 (expenditure levels)...

      45. Companies Act 1985 (c. 6)

        1. 74.The Companies Act 1985 has effect subject to the following...

        2. 75.(1) Section 380 (registration of resolutions) is amended as follows....

        3. 76.In Schedule 15D (permitted disclosures of information), in paragraph 21,...

      46. Housing Act 1985 (c. 68)

        1. 77.(1) Section 6A of the Housing Act 1985 (definition of...

      47. Housing Associations Act 1985 (c. 69)

        1. 78.In section 10(1) of the Housing Associations Act 1985 (dispositions...

      48. Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 (c. 5)

        1. 79.In section 86(4) of the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 (power...

      49. Coal Industry Act 1987 (c. 3)

        1. 80.(1) Section 5 of the Coal Industry Act 1987 (coal...

      50. Reverter of Sites Act 1987 (c. 15)

        1. 81.The Reverter of Sites Act 1987 has effect subject to...

        2. 82.(1) Section 2 (Charity Commissioners' schemes) is amended as follows....

        3. 83.(1) Section 4 (provisions supplemental to sections 2 and 3)...

        4. 84.In section 5(3) (orders under section 554 of the Education...

      51. Education Reform Act 1988 (c. 40)

        1. 85.For section 125A of the Education Reform Act 1988 substitute—...

      52. Courts and Legal Services Act 1990 (c. 41)

        1. 86.In Schedule 11 to the Courts and Legal Services Act...

      53. London Local Authorities Act 1991 (c. xiii)

        1. 87.In section 4 of the London Local Authorities Act 1991...

      54. Further and Higher Education Act 1992 (c. 13)

        1. 88.For section 22A of the Further and Higher Education Act...

      55. Charities Act 1992 (c. 41)

        1. 89.The 1992 Act has effect subject to the following amendments....

        2. 90.(1) Section 58 (interpretation of Part 2) is amended as...

        3. 91.Omit Part 3 (public charitable collections).

        4. 92.In section 76(1) (service of documents) omit paragraph “ (c)...

        5. 93.(1) Section 77 (regulations and orders) is amended as follows....

        6. 94.In section 79 (short title, commencement and extent) omit—

        7. 95.In Schedule 7 (repeals) omit the entry relating to the...

      56. Charities Act 1993 (c. 10)

        1. 96.The 1993 Act has effect subject to the following amendments....

        2. 97.In the heading for Part 1, for “Charity Commissioners” substitute...

        3. 98.(1) Section 2 (official custodian for charities) is amended as...

        4. 99.(1) Section 4 (claims and objections to registration) is amended...

        5. 100.(1) Section 6 (power to require charity's name to be...

        6. 101.For the heading for Part 3 substitute “ Information Powers...

        7. 102.(1) Section 8 (power to institute inquiries) is amended as...

        8. 103.(1) Section 9 (power to call for documents and search...

        9. 104.For section 10 substitute— Disclosure of information to Commission (1) Any relevant public authority may disclose information to the...

        10. 105.(1) Section 11 (supply of false or misleading information) is...

        11. 106.In the heading for Part 4 for “and Commissioners” substitute...

        12. 107.(1) Section 14 (application cy-près of gifts of donors unknown...

        13. 108.In the heading preceding section 16 for “Powers of Commissioners”...

        14. 109.(1) Section 16 (concurrent jurisdiction of Commissioners with High Court)...

        15. 110.(1) Section 17 (further power to make schemes or alter...

        16. 111.(1) Section 18 (power to act for protection of charities)...

        17. 112.(1) Section 19 (supplementary provisions relating to receiver and manager...

        18. 113.After section 19B (inserted by section 21 of this Act)...

        19. 114.In section 22(3) (property vested in official custodian) for “the...

        20. 115.(1) Section 23 (divestment in case of land subject to...

        21. 116.In section 24 (schemes to establish common investment funds), in...

        22. 117.In section 25(1) (schemes to establish common deposit funds) for...

        23. 118.For the heading preceding section 26 substitute “ Additional powers...

        24. 119.In section 26(1) (power to authorise dealings with charity property)—...

        25. 120.(1) Section 27 (power to authorise ex gratia payments) is...

        26. 121.(1) Section 28 (power to give directions about dormant bank...

        27. 122.(1) Section 30 (powers for preservation of charity documents) is...

        28. 123.(1) Section 31 (power to order taxation of solicitor's bill)...

        29. 124.(1) Section 32 (proceedings by Commissioners) is amended as follows....

        30. 125.(1) Section 33 (proceedings by other persons) is amended as...

        31. 126.In section 34 (report of inquiry to be evidence in...

        32. 127.In section 35(1) (application of certain provisions to trust corporations)...

        33. 128.(1) Section 36 (restrictions on dispositions) is amended as follows....

        34. 129.In section 37 (supplementary provisions relating to dispositions), in subsections...

        35. 130.In section 38(1) (restrictions on mortgaging) for “the Commissioners” substitute...

        36. 131.(1) Section 39 (supplementary provisions relating to mortgaging) is amended...

        37. 132.In section 41(4) (obligation to preserve accounting records) for “the...

        38. 133.(1) Section 42 (annual statements of accounts) is amended as...

        39. 134.(1) Section 43 (annual audit or examination of charity accounts)...

        40. 135.(1) Section 43A (annual audit or examination of English NHS...

        41. 136.(1) Section 43B (annual audit or examination of Welsh NHS...

        42. 137.(1) Section 44 (supplementary provisions relating to audits) is amended...

        43. 138.(1) Section 45 (annual reports) is amended as follows.

        44. 139.(1) Section 46 (special provisions as respects accounts etc. of...

        45. 140.(1) Section 47 (public inspection of annual reports etc.) is...

        46. 141.(1) Section 48 (annual returns by registered charities) is amended...

        47. 142.For section 49 (offences) substitute— Offences (1) If any requirement imposed— (a) by section 45(3) or...

        48. 143.(1) Section 50 (incorporation of trustees of charity) is amended...

        49. 144.(1) Section 52 (applications for incorporation) is amended as follows....

        50. 145.In section 53(1) (nomination of trustees, and filling up vacancies)...

        51. 146.(1) Section 56 (power of Commissioners to amend certificate of...

        52. 147.(1) Section 57 (records of applications and certificates) is amended...

        53. 148.In section 58 (enforcement of orders and directions) for “the...

        54. 149.(1) Section 61 (power of Commissioners to dissolve incorporated body)...

        55. 150.(1) Section 63 (winding up) is amended as follows.

        56. 151.In section 64(3) (alteration of objects clause) for “the Commissioner's...

        57. 152.In section 65(4) (invalidity of certain transactions) for “the Commissioners”...

        58. 153.In section 66 (requirement of consent of Commissioners to certain...

        59. 154.(1) Section 69 (investigation of accounts) is amended as follows....

        60. 155.For the heading preceding section 72 substitute “ Charity trustees...

        61. 156.(1) Section 72 (persons disqualified for being trustees of a...

        62. 157.In section 73(4) (person acting as charity trustee while disqualified)—...

        63. 158.For the heading preceding section 74 substitute “ Miscellaneous powers...

        64. 159.In section 76(2) (local authority's index of local charities)—

        65. 160.In section 77(1) (reviews of local charities by local authority)...

        66. 161.(1) Section 79 (parochial charities) is amended as follows.

        67. 162.(1) Section 80 (supervision by Commissioners of certain Scottish charities)...

        68. 163.(1) Section 84 (supply by Commissioners of copies of documents...

        69. 164.(1) Section 85 (fees and other amounts payable to Commissioners)...

        70. 165.(1) Section 86 (regulations and orders) is amended as follows....

        71. 166.(1) Section 87 (enforcement of requirement by order of Commissioners)...

        72. 167.(1) Section 88 (enforcement of orders of Commissioners) is amended...

        73. 168.(1) Section 89 (other provisions as to orders of Commissioners)...

        74. 169.In section 90 (directions of the Commissioners) for “the Commissioners”...

        75. 170.In section 91 (service of orders and directions), in subsections...

        76. 171.Omit section 92 (appeals from Commissioners).

        77. 172.In section 93 (miscellaneous provisions as to evidence), for subsection...

        78. 173.(1) Section 96 (construction of references to a “charity” etc.)...

        79. 174.In section 97(1) (interpretation)— (a) in the definition of “charitable...

        80. 175.In section 97(3) (general interpretation) for “Part IV or IX”...

        81. 176.In section 100(3) (extent) for “Section 10” substitute “ Sections...

        82. 177.In paragraph (a) of Schedule 2 (exempt charities) for “the...

        83. 178.(1) Schedule 5 (meaning of “connected person” for the purposes...

      57. Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994 (c. 40)

        1. 179.(1) Section 79 of the Deregulation and Contracting Out Act...

      58. Pensions Act 1995 (c. 26)

        1. 180.In section 107(1) of the Pensions Act 1995 (disclosure for...

      59. Reserve Forces Act 1996 (c. 14)

        1. 181.(1) Schedule 5 to the Reserve Forces Act 1996 (charitable...

      60. Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 (c. 47)

        1. 182.In section 6(7) of the Trusts of Land and Appointment...

      61. Housing Act 1996 (c. 52)

        1. 183.The Housing Act 1996 has effect subject to the following...

        2. 184.In section 3(3) (registration as social landlord) for “Charity Commissioners”...

        3. 185.In section 4(6) (removal from the register of social landlords)...

        4. 186.In section 6(3) (notice of appeal against decision on removal)...

        5. 187.In section 44(3) (consultation on proposals as to ownership and...

        6. 188.In section 45(4) (service of copy of agreed proposals) for...

        7. 189.In section 46(2) (notice of appointment of manager to implement...

        8. 190.In section 56(2) (meaning of “the Relevant Authority”) for “Charity...

        9. 191.In section 58(1)(b) (definitions relating to charities)—

        10. 192.(1) Schedule 1 (regulation of registered social landlords) is amended...

      62. School Standards and Framework Act 1998 (c. 31)

        1. 193.The School Standards and Framework Act 1998 has effect subject...

        2. 194.(1) Section 23 is amended as follows.

        3. 195.In Schedule 1 (education action forums), in paragraph 10, for...

      63. Cathedrals Measure 1999 (No. 1)

        1. 196.In section 34 of the Cathedrals Measure 1999 (charities) for...

      64. Trustee Act 2000 (c. 29)

        1. 197.In section 19(4) of the Trustee Act 2000 (guidance concerning...

      65. Churchwardens Measure 2001 (No. 1)

        1. 198.In section 2(1) of the Churchwardens Measure 2001 (person disqualified...

      66. Licensing Act 2003 (c. 17)

        1. 199.In Schedule 2 to the Licensing Act 2003 (provision of...

      67. Companies (Audit, Investigations and Community Enterprise) Act 2004 (c. 27)

        1. 200.The Companies (Audit, Investigations and Community Enterprise) Act 2004 has...

        2. 201.In section 39 (existing companies: charities), in subsections (1) and...

        3. 202.In section 40 (existing companies: Scottish charities), in subsections (4)(b)...

        4. 203.In section 54(7) (requirements for becoming a charity or a...

        5. 204.In paragraph 4 of Schedule 3 (regulator of community interest...

      68. Pensions Act 2004 (c. 35)

        1. 205.The Pensions Act 2004 has effect subject to the following...

        2. 206.In Schedule 3 (certain permitted disclosures of restricted information held...

        3. 207.In Schedule 8 (certain permitted disclosures of restricted information held...

      69. Constitutional Reform Act 2005 (c. 4)

        1. 208.In Part 3 of Schedule 14 to the Constitutional Reform...

      70. Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005 (asp 10)

        1. 209.The Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005 has effect...

        2. 210.In section 36(1) (powers of OSCR in relation to English...

        3. 211.In section 69(2)(d)(i) (persons disqualified from being charity trustees)—

      71. Equality Act 2006 (c. 3)

        1. 212.(1) The Equality Act 2006 has effect subject to the...

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      Repeals and revocations

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      Transitional provisions and savings

      1. Section 4: guidance as to operation of public benefit requirement

        1. 1.Any consultation initiated by the Charity Commissioners for England and...

      2. Section 5: recreational charities etc.

        1. 2.Where section 2 of the Recreational Charities Act 1958 (c....

      3. Section 18: cy-près schemes

        1. 3.The amendment made by section 18 applies to property given...

      4. Section 19: suspension or removal of trustee etc. from membership of charity

        1. 4.The amendment made by section 19 applies where the misconduct...

      5. Section 20: specific directions for protection of charity

        1. 5.The amendment made by section 20 applies whether the inquiry...

      6. Section 26: offence of obstructing power of entry

        1. 6.In relation to an offence committed before the commencement of...

      7. Section 28: audit or examination of accounts of charity which is not a company

        1. 7.The amendments made by section 28 apply in relation to...

      8. Section 29: auditor etc. of charity which is not a company to report matters to Commission

        1. 8.(1) The amendments made by section 29 apply in relation...

      9. Section 32: audit or examination of accounts of charitable companies

        1. 9.The amendments made by section 32 apply in relation to...

      10. Section 33: auditor etc. of charitable company to report matters to Commission

        1. 10.(1) The amendment made by section 33 applies in relation...

      11. Section 35: waiver of trustee's disqualification

        1. 11.The amendment made by section 35 applies whether the disqualification...

      12. Section 36: remuneration of trustees etc. providing services to charity

        1. 12.The amendment made by section 36 does not affect the...

      13. Section 38: relief from liability for breach of trust or duty

        1. 13.Sections 73D and 73E of the 1993 Act (as inserted...

      14. Section 44: registration of charity mergers

        1. 14.Section 75C of the 1993 Act (as inserted by section...

      15. Section 67: statements relating to fund-raising

        1. 15.The amendments made by section 67 apply in relation to...

      16. Section 72: Disclosure of information to and by Northern Ireland regulator

        1. 16.In relation to an offence committed in England and Wales...

      17. Schedule 6: group accounts

        1. 17.Paragraph 3(2) of the new Schedule 5A inserted in the...

      18. Schedule 8: minor and consequential amendments

        1. 18.The following provisions, namely— (a) paragraphs 80(6) and (8), 83(3)...

        2. 19.Paragraph 98(2) of Schedule 8 does not affect the validity...

        3. 20.In relation to an offence committed in England and Wales...

      19. Schedule 9: savings on repeal of provisions of Charities Act 1960

        1. 21.(1) This paragraph applies where, immediately before the coming into...

        2. 22.The repeal by this Act of section 39(2) of the...

        3. 23.The repeal by this Act of section 48(1) of, and...

        4. 24.Despite the repeal by this Act of section 48(3) of...

        5. 25.Despite the repeal by this Act of section 48(4) of...

        6. 26.(1) Despite the repeal by this Act of section 48(6)...

        7. 27.The repeal by this Act of the Charities Act 1960...

      20. Schedule 9: savings on repeal of provisions of Charities Act 1992

        1. 28.The repeal by this Act of section 49 of, and...

      21. Schedule 9: repeal of certain repeals made by Charities Acts 1960 and 1992

        1. 29.(1) It is hereby declared that (in accordance with sections...