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Charities Act 2006

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51Applications for certificates
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(1)A person or persons proposing to promote public charitable collections (other than exempt collections) may apply to the Charity Commission for a public collections certificate in respect of those collections.

(2)The application must be made—

(a)within the specified period falling before the first of the collections is to commence, or

(b)before such later date as the Commission may allow in the case of that application.

(3)The application must—

(a)be made in such form as may be specified,

(b)specify the period for which the certificate is sought (which must be no more than 5 years), and

(c)contain such other information as may be specified.

(4)An application under this section may be made for a public collections certificate in respect of a single collection; and the references in this Chapter, in the context of such certificates, to public charitable collections are to be read accordingly.

(5)In subsections (2) and (3) “specified” means specified in regulations made by the Commission after consulting such persons or bodies of persons as it considers appropriate.

(6)Regulations under subsection (5)—

(a)must be published in such manner as the Commission considers appropriate,

(b)may make different provision for different cases or descriptions of case, and

(c)may make such incidental, supplementary, consequential or transitional provision as the Commission considers appropriate.

(7)In this section “exempt collection” means a public charitable collection which is an exempt collection by virtue of section 50.

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