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Charities Act 2006

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Section 21 – Power to direct application of charity property

82.This section inserts into the 1993 Act a new section 19B. Subsection (2) of new section 19B gives the Charity Commission, in certain circumstances, power to make an order directing a person who is in possession or control of charity property to apply that property in the way specified in the Commission’s order.

83.Subsection (1) of new section 19B sets out the circumstances in which this power is exercisable.

84.Subsection (3) makes similar provision to subsection (3) of new section 19A (see paragraph 80) above.

85.Subsections (4) and (5) make similar provision to subsections (4) and (5) of new section 19A (see paragraph 81 above).

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