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Charities Act 2006

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(1)In this Chapter—

  • “charitable, benevolent or philanthropic institution” means—

    (a)

    a charity, or

    (b)

    an institution (other than a charity) which is established for charitable, benevolent, or philanthropic purposes;

  • “collector”, in relation to a public charitable collection, means any person by whom the appeal in question is made (whether made by him alone or with others and whether made by him for remuneration or otherwise);

  • “local authority” means a unitary authority, the council of a district so far as it is not a unitary authority, the council of a London borough or of a Welsh county or county borough, the Common Council of the City of London or the Council of the Isles of Scilly;

  • “prescribed” means prescribed by regulations under section 63;

  • “proceeds”, in relation to a public charitable collection, means all money or other property given (whether for consideration or otherwise) in response to the charitable appeal in question;

  • “promoter”, in relation to a public charitable collection, means—

    (a)

    a person who (whether alone or with others and whether for remuneration or otherwise) organises or controls the conduct of the charitable appeal in question, or

    (b)

    where there is no person acting as mentioned in paragraph (a), any person who acts as a collector in respect of the collection,

    and associated expressions are to be construed accordingly;

  • “public collections certificate” means a certificate issued by the Commission under section 52.

(2)In subsection (1) “unitary authority” means—

(a)the council of a county so far as it is the council for an area for which there are no district councils;

(b)the council of any district comprised in an area for which there is no county council.

(3)The functions exercisable under this Chapter by a local authority are to be exercisable—

(a)as respects the Inner Temple, by its Sub-Treasurer, and

(b)as respects the Middle Temple, by its Under Treasurer;

and references in this Chapter to a local authority or to the area of a local authority are to be construed accordingly.

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