73Report on operation of this ActE+W
(1)The Minister must, before the end of the period of five years beginning with the day on which this Act is passed, appoint a person to review generally the operation of this Act.
(2)The review must address, in particular, the following matters—
(a)the effect of the Act on—
(ii)public confidence in charities,
(iii)the level of charitable donations, and
(iv)the willingness of individuals to volunteer,
(b)the status of the Charity Commission as a government department, and
(c)any other matters the Minister considers appropriate.
(3)After the person appointed under subsection (1) has completed his review, he must compile a report of his conclusions.
(4)The Minister must lay before Parliament a copy of the report mentioned in subsection (3).
(5)For the purposes of this section a charity is an excepted charity if —
(a)it falls within paragraph (b) or (c) of section 3A(2) of the 1993 Act (as amended by section 9 of this Act), or
(b)it does not fall within either of those paragraphs but, immediately before the appointed day (within the meaning of section 10 of this Act), it fell within section 3(5)(b) or (5B)(b) of the 1993 Act.