Part 1 Meaning of “charity” and “charitable purpose”
CHAPTER 1 General
1.Meaning of “charity”
2.Meaning of “charitable purpose”
3.Descriptions of purposes
4.The public benefit requirement
Recreational trusts and registered sports clubs
5.Recreational and similar trusts, etc.
6.Registered sports clubs
7.Application of this Chapter in relation to Scotland
8.Application of this Chapter in relation to Northern Ireland
CHAPTER 2 Special provision for this Act
10.Ecclesiastical corporations etc. not charities in certain contexts
12.Directions as to what is (or is not) a separate charity
Part 2 The Charity Commission and the Official Custodian for Charities
13.The Charity Commission
14.The Commission's objectives
15.The Commission's general functions
16.The Commission's general duties
17.Guidance as to operation of public benefit requirement
18.Supply by Commission of copies of documents
19.Fees and other amounts payable to Commission
The official custodian
21.The official custodian for charities
Part 3 Exempt charities and the principal regulator
22.Meaning of “exempt charity” and Sch.3
23.Power to amend Sch.3 so as to add or remove exempt charities
24.Power to remove defunct institutions from Sch.3
The principal regulator
25.Meaning of “the principal regulator”
26.General duty of principal regulator in relation to exempt charity
27.Power to make amendments in connection with s.26
28.Commission to consult principal regulator
Part 4 Registration and names of charities
Charities required to be registered
30.Charities required to be registered: general
31.Restrictions on extending the range of excepted charities etc.
32.Power to alter sums specified in s.30(2)
33.Power to repeal provisions relating to excepted charities
Removal of charities from register
34.Removal of charities from register
Registration: duties of trustees and claims and objections
35.Duties of trustees in connection with registration
36.Claims and objections to registration
Effect of registration and right to inspect register
37.Effect of registration
38.Right to inspect register
Disclosure of registered charity status
39.Statement required to be made in official publications etc.
40.Power to alter sum specified in s.39(1)
Power to require charity's name to be changed
42.Power to require name to be changed
43.Duty of charity trustees on receiving direction under s.42
44.Change of name not to affect existing rights and obligations etc.
45.Change of name where charity is a company
Part 5 Information powers
Inquiries instituted by Commission
46.General power to institute inquiries
47.Obtaining evidence etc. for purposes of inquiry
48.Power to obtain search warrant for purposes of inquiry
49.Execution of search warrant
50.Publication of results of inquiries
51.Contributions by local authorities to inquiries into local charities
Power to call for documents and search records
52.Power to call for documents
53.Power to search records
Disclosure of information
54.Disclosure to Commission: general
55.Disclosure to Commission: Revenue and Customs information
56.Disclosure by Commission: general
57.Disclosure by Commission: Revenue and Customs information
58.Disclosure to and by principal regulators of exempt charities
Supply of false or misleading information to Commission etc.
60.Supply of false or misleading information to Commission etc.
Part 6 Cy-près powers and assistance and supervision of charities by court and Commission
Cy-près powers and variation of charters
61.Duty of trustees in relation to application of property cy-près
62.Occasions for applying property cy-près
63.Application cy-près: donor unknown or disclaiming
64.Donors treated as unidentifiable
65.Donors treated as disclaiming
66.Unknown and disclaiming donors: supplementary
68.Charities governed by charter, or by or under statute
Powers of Commission to make schemes etc.
69.Commission's concurrent jurisdiction with High Court for certain purposes
70.Restrictions on Commission's concurrent jurisdiction
71.Exercise of Commission's concurrent jurisdiction: notice
72.Power to alter sum specified in s.70(3)
73.Powers to make schemes altering provision made by Acts, etc.
74.Restriction on expenditure on promoting Bills
75.Further powers to alter application of charitable property
Powers of Commission to act for protection of charities etc.
75A.Official warnings by the Commission
76.Suspension of trustees etc. and appointment of interim managers
76A.Exercise of powers where section 76(1)(a) applies
77.Offence of contravening certain orders under s.76
78.Interim managers: supplementary
79. Removal of trustee or officer etc for protective etc purposes
79A.Removal of disqualified trustee
80.Other powers to remove or appoint charity trustees
81.Removal or appointment of charity trustees etc.: supplementary
82.Removal of trustees etc.: notice
83.Power to suspend or remove trustees etc. from membership of charity
84.Power to direct specified action to be taken
84A.Power to direct specified action not to be taken
84B.Power to direct winding up
85.Power to direct application of charity property
86.Copy of certain orders, and reasons, to be sent to charity
87.Supervision by Commission of certain Scottish charities
Publicity relating to schemes and orders
88.Publicity relating to schemes
89.Publicity for orders relating to trustees or other individuals
Property vested in official custodian
90.Entrusting charity property to official custodian, and termination of trust
91.Supplementary provisions as to property vested in official custodian
Official custodian and Reverter of Sites Act 1987
92.Divestment of official custodian where 1987 Act due to operate
93.Divestment of official custodian where 1987 Act has operated
94.Vesting of land in relevant charity trustees following divestment
95.Supplementary provisions in connection with 1987 Act
Establishment of common investment or deposit funds
96.Power to make common investment schemes
97.Bodies which may participate in common investment schemes
98.Provisions which may be included in common investment schemes
99.Further provisions relating to common investment schemes and funds
100.Power to make common deposit schemes
101.Bodies which may participate in common deposit schemes
102.Provisions which may be included in common deposit schemes
103.Further provisions relating to common deposit schemes and funds
104.Meaning of “Scottish recognised body” and “Northern Ireland charity”
Total return investment
104A.Investment of endowment fund on total return basis
104B.Total return investment: regulations
Power to authorise dealings with charity property, ex gratia payments etc.
105.Power to authorise dealings with charity property etc.
106.Power to authorise ex gratia payments etc.
Power to give directions about dormant bank accounts of charities
107.Power to direct transfer of credits in dormant bank accounts
108.Accounts which cease to be dormant before transfer
109.Dormant bank accounts: supplementary
Additional powers of Commission
110.Power to give advice
111.Power to determine membership of charity
112.Power to order assessment of solicitor's bill
Legal proceedings relating to charities
113.Petitions for winding up charities under Insolvency Act
114.Proceedings by the Commission
115.Proceedings by other persons
116.Effect of provisions relating to vesting or transfer of property
Part 7 Charity land
Restrictions on dispositions of land in England and Wales
117.Restrictions on dispositions of land: general
118.Meaning of “connected person” in s.117(2)
119.Requirements for dispositions other than certain leases
120.Requirements for leases which are for 7 years or less etc.
121.Additional restrictions where land held for stipulated purposes
122.Instruments concerning dispositions of land: required statements, etc.
123.Charity land and land registration
Restrictions on mortgages of land in England and Wales
124.Restrictions on mortgages
125.Mortgages: required statements, etc.
126.Mortgages of charity land and land registration
Release of charity rentcharges
127.Release of charity rentcharges
128.Power to alter sum specified in s.127(2)
Part 8 Charity accounts, reports and returns
CHAPTER 1 Individual accounts
131.Preservation of accounting records
132.Preparation of statement of accounts
133.Account and statement an option for lower-income charities
134.Preservation of statement of accounts or account and statement
CHAPTER 2 Group accounts
138.Preparation of group accounts
139.Exceptions to requirement to prepare group accounts
140.Preservation of group accounts
141.“Parent charity”, “subsidiary undertaking” and “group”
CHAPTER 3 Audit or examination of accounts
Audit or examination of individual accounts
144.Audit of accounts of larger charities
145.Examination of accounts an option for lower-income charities
146.Commission's powers to order audit
147.Accounts required to be audited under Companies Act
148.NHS charities: general
149.Audit or examination of English NHS charity accounts
150.Audit or examination of Welsh NHS charity accounts
Audit or examination of group accounts
151.Audit of accounts of larger groups
152.Examination of accounts an option for smaller groups
153.Commission's powers to order audit of group accounts
Regulations relating to audits and examinations
154.Regulations relating to audits and examinations
155.Power of Commission to direct compliance with certain regulations
Duty of auditors etc. to report matters to Commission
156.Duty of auditors etc. to report matters to Commission
157.Meaning of “connected institution or body” in s.156(2)
158.Application of duty in relation to auditors etc. of group accounts
159.Application of duty in relation to Companies Act auditors
Exempt and excepted charities
CHAPTER 4 Annual reports and returns and public access to accounts etc.
Annual reports etc.
162.Charity trustees to prepare annual reports
162A.Annual reports: fund-raising standards information
163.Transmission of annual reports to Commission in certain cases
164.Documents to be transmitted with annual report
165.Preservation of annual reports etc.
166.Annual reports and group accounts
169.Annual returns by registered charities
Availability of documents to public
170.Public inspection of annual reports etc. kept by Commission
171.Supply by charity trustees of copy of most recent annual report
172.Supply by charity trustees of copy of most recent accounts
173.Offences of failing to supply certain documents
CHAPTER 5 Powers to set financial thresholds
174.Powers to alter certain sums specified in this Part
175.Aggregate gross income of group
176.Larger groups: “relevant income threshold” and “relevant assets threshold”
Part 9 Charity trustees, trustees and auditors etc.
Meaning of “charity trustees”
177.Meaning of “charity trustees”
Disqualification of charity trustees and trustees
178.Persons disqualified from being charity trustees or trustees of a charity
178A.Case A: specified offences
179.Disqualification: pre-commencement events etc.
180.Disqualification: exceptions in relation to charitable companies
181.Power to waive disqualification
181B.Duration of disqualification, and suspension pending disqualification
181C.Disqualification orders: procedure
181D.Disqualification orders: variation and revocation
182.Records of persons removed from office
183.Criminal consequences of acting while disqualified
184.Civil consequences of acting while disqualified
Remuneration of charity trustees and trustees etc.
185.Remuneration of charity trustees or trustees etc. providing services to charity
186.Disqualification of charity trustee or trustee receiving remuneration under s.185
187.Meaning of “benefit”, “remuneration”, “services” etc.
188.Meaning of “connected person”
Indemnity insurance for charity trustees and trustees
189.Indemnity insurance for charity trustees and trustees
190.Power to amend s.189
Powers to relieve trustees and auditors etc. from liability
191.Commission's power to relieve trustees and auditors etc. from liability
192.Court's power to grant relief to apply to all auditors etc. of charities which are not companies
Part 10 Charitable companies etc.
193.Meaning of “charitable company”
Disclosure of charitable status by companies
194.Requirement to disclose charitable status
195.Civil consequences of failure to make required disclosure
196.Criminal consequences of failure to make required disclosure
Restrictions on alteration of objects
197.Alteration of objects by bodies corporate and charitable status
198.Alteration of objects by companies and Commission's consent
199.Meaning of “benefit” in s.198(2)
200.Meaning of “connected person” in s.198(2)
Acts requiring Commission consent
201.Consent of Commission required for approval etc. by members of charitable companies
202.Consent of Commission required for certain acts of charitable company
Restoration of charitable company to register
203.Application for restoration of charitable company to register
Part 11 Charitable incorporated organisations (CIOs)
Nature and constitution
204.Meaning of “CIO”
Formation and registration of CIO
207.Application for CIO to be constituted and registered
208.Cases where application must or may be refused
209.Registration of CIO
210.Effect of registration of CIO
Name and status
213.Civil consequences of failure to disclose name or status
214.Offence of failing to disclose name or status
215.Offence of holding out that a body is a CIO
CHAPTER 2 Powers, capacity and procedure etc.
216.Powers of CIO
219.Limits to s.218
220.Duty of CIO members
221.Duties of charity trustees
222.Personal benefit and payments
223.Regulations about procedure of CIOs
CHAPTER 3 Amendment of constitution
224.Amendment of constitution and procedure
225.Amendment of constitution and charitable status
226.Amendment of constitution and Commission's consent
227.Registration and coming into effect of amendments
CHAPTER 4 Conversion, amalgamation and transfer
Conversion of certain bodies to CIO
228.Application for conversion by charitable company
229.Application for conversion by registered society
230.Commission to consult appropriate registrar and others
231.Cases where application must or may be refused
232.Provisional and final registration of converting body
233.Effect of registration becoming final
234.Conversion of community interest company
Amalgamation of CIOs
235.Application for amalgamation of CIOs
236.Notice of application for amalgamation
237.Cases where application must or may be refused
238.Registration of amalgamated CIO
239.Effect of registration
Transfer of CIO's undertaking to another CIO
240.Resolutions about transfer of CIO's undertaking to another CIO
241.Notice of transfer of CIO's undertaking to another CIO
242.Cases where confirmation of resolution must or may be refused
243.Confirmation of resolution
244.Effect of confirmation of resolution
CHAPTER 5 Supplementary
245.Regulations about winding up, insolvency and dissolution
246.Power to make further provision about CIOs
247.Meaning of “CIO regulations”
248.Meaning of “benefit”
249.Meaning of “connected person”
250.Effect of provisions relating to vesting or transfer of property
Part 12 Incorporation of charity trustees
251.Incorporation of charity trustees
252.Estate to vest in incorporated body
253.Gifts to take effect as gifts to incorporated body
254.Liability of charity trustees not affected by incorporation
255.Charity trustees bound by conditions in certificate etc.
256.Applications for incorporation
257.Requirement to be met before certificate is granted
258.Certificate conclusive as to compliance with incorporation requirements etc.
Administration etc. of charity whose charity trustees are incorporated
259.Filling up of vacancies in charity trustees
260.Execution of documents by incorporated body: general
261.Conferral of authority to execute documents
Commission's powers to amend certificate or dissolve body
262.Amendment of certificate of incorporation
263.Dissolution of incorporated body
264.Records of applications and certificates
265.Meaning of “incorporated body” and “relevant charity”
266.Effect of provisions relating to vesting or transfer of property
Part 13 Unincorporated charities
Power to transfer all property of unincorporated charity
268.Resolution to transfer all property
269.Notice of, and information about, resolution to transfer property
270.General rule as to when s.268 resolution takes effect
271.S.268 resolution not to take effect or to take effect at later date
272.Transfer of property in accordance with s.268 resolution
273.Transfer where charity has permanent endowment: general
274.Requirements relating to permanent endowment
Powers to alter purposes or powers etc. of unincorporated charity
275.Resolution to replace purposes of unincorporated charity
276.Notice of, and information about, s.275 resolution
277.General rule as to when s.275 resolution takes effect
278.S.275 resolution not to take effect or to take effect at a later date
279.Replacement of purposes in accordance with s.275
280.Power to modify powers or procedures of unincorporated charity
Powers of unincorporated charities to spend capital
281.Power of unincorporated charities to spend capital: general
282.Resolution to spend larger fund given for particular purpose
283.Notice of, and information about, s.282 resolution
284.When and how s.282 resolution takes effect
285.Power to alter sums specified in this Part
286.Effect of provisions relating to vesting or transfer of property
Part 14 Special trusts
287.Meaning of “special trust”
288.Power to spend capital subject to special trusts: general
289.Resolution to spend capital subject to special trusts: larger fund
290.Notice of, and information about, s.289 resolution
291.When and how s.289 resolution takes effect
292.Power to alter sum specified in s.289
PART 14A SOCIAL INVESTMENTS
292A.Meaning of “social investment”
292B.General power to make social investments
292C.Charity trustees' duties in relation to social investments
Part 15 Local charities
Indexes and reviews etc.
293.Meaning of “local charity”
294.Local authority's index of local charities
295.Reviews of local charities by local authority
296.S.294 and s.295: supplementary
297.Co-operation between charities, and between charities and local authorities
298.Transfer of property to parish or community council or its appointees
299.Local authorities' power to appoint representative trustees
300.Powers of appointment deriving from pre-1894 powers
301.Powers of appointment deriving from pre-1927 powers
302.Term of office of trustees appointed under s.299 to s.301
303.S.298 to s.302: supplementary
304.Effect of provisions relating to vesting or transfer of property
Part 16 Charity mergers
305.Register of charity mergers
306.Meaning of “relevant charity merger” etc.
307.Notification of charity mergers
308.Details to be entered in register of charity mergers
309.Right to inspect register of charity mergers
Vesting declarations and effect of merger on certain gifts
310.Pre-merger vesting declarations
311.Effect of registering charity merger on gifts to transferor
312.“Transferor” and “transferee” etc. in s.310 and s.311
313.Effect of provisions relating to vesting or transfer of property
314.Exception for CIOs
Part 17 The Tribunal
316.Rules relating to appeals, applications or references
317.Appeal from Tribunal
318.Intervention by Attorney General
CHAPTER 2 Appeals and applications to Tribunal
320.Appeals: orders under s.52
323.Remission of matters to Commission
324.Power to amend provisions relating to appeals and applications to Tribunal
CHAPTER 3 References to Tribunal
325.References by Commission
326.References by Attorney General
327.Powers of Commission in relation to matters referred to Tribunal
328.Suspension of time limits while reference is in progress
329.Agreement for Commission to act while reference is in progress
330.Appeals and applications in respect of matters determined on references
Part 18 Miscellaneous and supplementary
Administrative provisions about charities
332.Manner of giving notice of charity meetings, etc.
333.Conferral of authority to execute documents
334.Transfer and evidence of title to property vested in trustees
Enforcement powers of Commission etc.
335.Enforcement of requirements by order of Commission
336.Enforcement of orders of Commission
337.Other provisions as to orders of Commission
338.Directions of the Commission or person conducting inquiry
339.Service of orders and directions
Documents and evidence etc.
340.Enrolment and deposit of documents etc.
341.Evidence of documents received by Commission etc.
342.Report of inquiry to be evidence in certain proceedings
343.Evidence of documents issued by Commission etc.
344.Other miscellaneous provisions as to evidence
345.Restriction on institution of proceedings for certain offences
346.Offences by bodies corporate
Regulations and orders
347.Regulations and orders: general
348.Regulations subject to affirmative procedure etc.
349.Orders subject to affirmative procedure etc.
350.Connected person: child, spouse and civil partner
351.Connected person: controlled institution
352.Connected person: substantial interest in body corporate
Part 19 Final provisions
357.Index of defined expressions
The Charity Commission
1.(1) The Commission is to consist of—
Terms of appointment and remuneration
2.The members of the Commission hold and vacate office as...
3.(1) An appointment of a person to hold office as...
4.(1) The Commission must pay to its members such remuneration,...
5.(1) The Commission— (a) must appoint a chief executive, and...
6.(1) The Commission may establish committees and any committee of...
7.(1) The Commission may regulate its own procedure (including quorum)....
Performance of functions
8.Anything authorised or required to be done by the Commission...
9.The Documentary Evidence Act 1868 has effect as if—
Execution of documents
10.(1) A document is executed by the Commission by the...
11.(1) As soon as practicable after the end of each...
Annual public meeting
12.(1) The Commission must hold a public meeting (“the annual...
Status and official seal
1.The official custodian is a corporation sole whose official seal...
2.The expenses of the official custodian (except those reimbursed to,...
Performance of functions and liability for loss or misapplication of property
3.Anything which is required to or may be done by,...
4.(1) The official custodian is not liable as trustee for...
5.The official custodian must— (a) keep such books of account...
6.The Comptroller and Auditor General must— (a) examine, certify and...
7.The Commission must publish and lay before Parliament a copy...
Institutions with an exemption from the Charitable Trusts Acts 1853 to 1939
1.(1) Any institution which, if the Charities Act 1960 had...
2.The universities of Oxford, Cambridge, London, Durham, Newcastle and Manchester....
3.King's College London and Queen Mary and Westfield College in...
4.(1) Any of the following, if Her Majesty declares it...
5.(1) An English higher education corporation. (2) For the purposes...
6.(1) A successor company to a higher education corporation at...
7.A further education corporation.
8.A qualifying Academy proprietor (as defined in section 12(2) of...
9.The governing body of any foundation, voluntary or foundation special...
10.Any foundation body established under section 21 of the School...
11.A sixth form college corporation (within the meaning of the...
Museums, galleries etc.
12.The Board of Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum....
13.The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum.
14.The Board of Trustees of the Armouries.
15.The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew....
16.The Board of Trustees of the National Museums and Galleries...
17.The trustees of the British Museum.
18.The trustees of the Natural History Museum.
19.The Board of Trustees of the National Gallery.
20.The Board of Trustees of the Tate Gallery.
21.The Board of Trustees of the National Portrait Gallery.
22.The Board of Trustees of the Wallace Collection.
23.The Trustees of the Imperial War Museum.
24.The Trustees of the National Maritime Museum.
25.The British Library Board.
26.Any registered society within the meaning of the Co-operative and...
27.Any registered society within the meaning of the Co-operative and...
28.(1) Any institution which— (a) is administered by or on...
Enlargement of areas of local charities
Court's jurisdiction over certain charities governed by or under statute
1.The court may by virtue of section 68(5) and (6)...
2.Regardless of anything in section 19 of the Commons Act...
Appeals and applications to Tribunal
Part 1 General amendments
References to the Charitable Uses Act 1601 (c. 4)
1.A reference in any enactment or document to a charity...
References to the Charity Commissioners for England and Wales
2.(1) Any enactment or document is to continue to have...
Application of certain enactments to trust corporations
3.(1) In the definition of “trust corporation” contained in the...
Part 2 Particular amendments
Literary and Scientific Institutions Act 1854 (c. 112)
4.(1) In section 6, for “except with the consent of...
Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (c. 81)
5.(1) In section 9(1)— (a) for “shall, so far as...
Places of Worship Sites Amendment Act 1882 (c. 21)
6.In section 1(d) for “except with the consent of the...
Technical and Industrial Institutions Act 1892 (c. 29)
7.In section 9(1), for “with the consent of the Charity...
Open Spaces Act 1906 (c. 25)
8.(1) In section 4(1A)(b), for “section 36(2) to (8) of...
New Parishes Measure 1943 (No. 1)
9.(1) For section 14(1)(b) substitute— (b) any trustees for charitable...
10.In section 31, for “the Charities Act 1993” substitute “...
London County Council (General Powers) Act 1947 (c. xlvi)
11.For section 6(3) substitute— (3) In relation to any disposition...
London County Council (General Powers) Act 1955 (c. xxix)
12.For section 34(3) substitute— (3) In relation to any disposition...
Incumbents and Churchwardens (Trusts) Measure 1964 (No. 2)
13.In section 1, in the definition of “permanent trusts” for...
Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies and Credit Unions Act 1965 (c. 12)
14.In sections 5A(7)(a) and 7D(5)(a), for “as it has under...
Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (c. 88)
15.In section 23(4), for “section 36 of the Charities Act...
Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies and Credit Unions Act 1968 (c. 55)
16.In section 4A(6), for “as defined by section 1(1) of...
Redundant Churches and other Religious Buildings Act 1969 (c. 22)
17.(1) In section 4, for subsections (6) to (8A) substitute—...
18.In section 7, for subsection (2) substitute—
Sharing of Church Buildings Act 1969 (c. 38)
19.In section 2(4), for “the Charities Act 1993” substitute “...
20.(1) In section 8(1), for “the Charities Act 1993” substitute...
Synodical Government Measure 1969 (No. 2)
21.(1) Amend Schedule 3 as follows. (2) In Rule 46A(a),...
Local Government Act 1972 (c. 70)
22.In section 11(3)(c), for “section 79 of the Charities Act...
23.In section 27F(6), for “section 79 of the Charities Act...
24.In section 27H(6), for “section 79 of the Charities Act...
25.In section 29(6), for “section 79 of the Charities Act...
26.In section 127(4) for “the Charities Act 1993” substitute “...
27.In section 131(3)— (a) for “section 36 of the Charities...
28.In Schedule 12A, for paragraphs 8(f) and 19(f) substitute—
Consumer Credit Act 1974 (c. 39)
29.In section 189(1), in the definition of “charity”, for “the...
Friendly Societies Act 1974 (c. 46)
30.In section 32A(6), for “as defined by section 1(1) of...
House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 24)
31.Part 2 of Schedule 1 continues to include, at the...
Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 25)
32.Part 2 of Schedule 1 continues to include, at the...
Theatres Trust Act 1976 (c. 27)
33.In section 2(2)(d), for “sections 36 and 38 of the...
Endowments and Glebe Measure 1976 (No. 4)
34.In section 11(2), for “the Charity Commission or in accordance...
Interpretation Act 1978 (c. 30)
35.In Schedule 1, for the definition of “Charity Commission” substitute—...
Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979 (c. 46)
36.In section 49(3), for “the Charities Act 1993” substitute “...
Disused Burial Grounds (Amendment) Act 1981 (c. 18)
37.For section 6 substitute— Saving for Charity Commission Nothing in this Act affects the charitable jurisdiction of the...
Pastoral Measure 1983 (No. 1)
38.For section 55(1) substitute— (1) The power of the court...
39.In section 63(3), for “the Charities Act 1993” substitute “...
40.In section 87(1), in the definition of “charity”, for “section...
41.(1) Amend Schedule 3 as follows. (2) In paragraph 11(6)—...
Greater London Council (General Powers) Act 1984 (c. xxvii)
42.In section 10(2)(n), for “the Charities Act 1993” substitute “...
Housing Act 1985 (c. 68)
43.In section 6A(5), for “in accordance with section 3A of...
44.In section 525, in the definition of “charity trustees”, for...
Housing Associations Act 1985 (c. 69)
45.In section 10(1), for “sections 36 and 38 of the...
46.In section 35(2)(c), for “section 36 of the Charities Act...
Coal Industry Act 1987 (c. 3)
47.(1) In section 5(7), for “the Charities Act 1993” substitute...
Reverter of Sites Act 1987 (c. 15)
48.For section 4(2) and (4) substitute— (2) Chapter 2 of...
Education Reform Act 1988 (c. 40)
49.In section 124(2)(fa), for “(within the meaning of section 69A...
50.For section 125A substitute— Charitable status of a higher education...
51.In section 128(5), for “ “charitable purposes” has the same...
Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (c. 48)
52.In Schedule 6, in paragraph 7(3), for “the Charities Act...
Imperial College Act 1988 (c. xxiv)
53.In section 10, for “ “the Commissioners” and “the court”...
54.(1) In section 17(1), for “section 22 of the Charities...
Courts and Legal Services Act 1990 (c. 41)
55.In Schedule 11, for the entry beginning “Member of the...
London Local Authorities Act 1991 (c. xiii)
56.In section 4, in paragraph (d) of the definition of...
Further and Higher Education Act 1992 (c. 13)
57.In section 19(4)(bc), for “(within the meaning of section 69A...
58.For section 22A substitute— Charitable status of a further education...
59.In section 27(5), for “ “charitable purposes” has the same...
60.In section 33F(6)(d), for “(within the meaning of section 69A...
61.In section 33M, for “(and, as a result of its...
62.In section 33N(10), for “ “charitable purposes” has the same...
63.In section 69— (a) in subsection (1A), for “section 13...
64.In section 79A— (a) for “section 13 of the Charities...
Charities Act 1992 (c. 41)
65.(1) In section 58(1), in the definition of “company” for...
66.In section 63(2), for “section 3 of the Charities Act...
Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (c. 28)
67.In section 93(6)(a), for “section 36 of the Charities Act...
Environment Act 1995 (c. 25)
68.In Schedule 9, in paragraph 15, for “Sections 76 to...
Reserve Forces Act 1996 (c. 14)
69.(1) In Schedule 5, in paragraph 2, in the definition...
Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 (c. 47)
70.In Schedule 1, in paragraph 4(2)— (a) in paragraph (a),...
Housing Act 1996 (c. 52)
71.In section 58, for subsection (1) substitute—
72.(1) Amend Schedule 1 as follows. (2) In paragraph 4(2)(d),...
Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (c. 53)
73.In section 95(6), for “but otherwise has the same meaning...
Education Act 1996 (c. 56)
74.In section 537C— (a) in subsection (1)(a), for “section 13...
School Standards and Framework Act 1998 (c. 31)
75.(1) In section 23, for subsection (1A) substitute—
76.In section 23A(10), in the definitions of “charity trustee” and...
77.In section 23B(2), for “section 18 of the Charities Act...
78.In Schedule 1, for paragraph 10 substitute— An Education Action Forum shall be a charity and is...
79.In Schedule 22, in paragraph 8A(2)(c), for “removed under subsection...
National Institutions Measure 1998 (No. 1)
80.(1) In section 3(1), for “Part VI of the Charities...
Finance Act 1999 (c. 16)
81.In Schedule 19, in paragraph 15— (a) in sub-paragraph (a),...
Cathedrals Measure 1999 (No. 1)
82.In section 4(4), for “section 72(1) of the Charities Act...
83.In section 15(1), in paragraph (iii) of the proviso, for...
84.In section 27(1), for “section 43 of the Charities Act...
85.In section 34, for “same meaning as in the Charities...
Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (c. 8)
86.In Schedule 11A, in paragraph 7(2)(a), for the words from...
87.In Schedule 11B, in paragraph 12(4)(b), for “or section 24...
Learning and Skills Act 2000 (c. 21)
88.In section 143(6)(d), for “the Charities Act 1993)” substitute “...
Trustee Act 2000 (c. 29)
89.In section 38— (a) in paragraph (a), for “section 24...
90.In section 39(1)— (a) in the definition of “charitable purposes”,...
Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000 (c. 43)
91.In section 42(1), for “ “charity trustee” has the same...
Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 (c. 16)
92.In Part 1 of Schedule 1, for paragraph 56A and...
Churchwardens Measure 2001 (No. 1)
93.In section 2(1), for “under section 72(1) of the Charities...
Land Registration Act 2002 (c. 9)
94.In section 4(1)(aa), for “section 83 of the Charities Act...
Licensing Act 2003 (c. 17)
95.In section 16(3), omit the definition of “charity”.
96.In Schedule 2, for paragraph 5(4) substitute—
Higher Education Act 2004 (c. 8)
97.In section 40— (a) in subsection (1A), for “section 13...
Companies (Audit, Investigations and Community Enterprise) Act 2004 (c. 27)
98.In section 54C(3), for “ “exempt charity” has the same...
99.In section 63(1), in the definition of “English charity” for...
100.In Schedule 3, for paragraph 4 substitute— The person appointed to chair the Charity Commission may make...
Pensions Act 2004 (c. 35)
101.In Schedule 3, for the entry relating to the Charity...
102.In Schedule 8, for the entry relating to the Charity...
Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 (c. 15)
103.In section 146(3)(b), for “charity trustee (within the meaning of...
Education Act 2005 (c. 18)
104.In section 92(5), for “section 13 of the Charities Act...
Gambling Act 2005 (c. 19)
105.In section 19(2)(a), for “purposes which are exclusively charitable according...
Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005 (asp 10)
106.In section 36(1), for paragraphs (a) and (b) substitute—
107.In section 69(2)(d)(i), after “Wales under” insert “ section 79(2)(a)...
108.In section 96(3), for “sections 24 and 25 of the...
Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 (c. 16)
109.In section 81(2)(h), for “section 13 of the Charities Act...
Education and Inspections Act 2006 (c. 40)
110.In Schedule 2, in paragraph 10(2)(b), for “charity trustee (within...
National Health Service Act 2006 (c. 41)
111.In section 217(5), for “the court (as defined in the...
National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006 (c. 42)
112.In section 165(5), for “the court (as defined in the...
Companies Act 2006 (c. 46)
113.In section 21(2)(a), for “section 64 of the Charities Act...
114.In section 31(4)(a), for “section 64 of the Charities Act...
115.In— (a) section 1140(2)(c)(ii), and (b) section 1154(1)(b) and (2)(b),...
116.In Schedule 1, in paragraph 6(4)(b) for “or section 24...
Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 (c. 47)
117.In Schedule 4, in— (a) paragraph 4(7) and
Charities Act 2006 (c. 50)
118.In section 54(2), for “section 9 of the 1993 Act”...
119.In section 72(3), for “section 10(2) to (4) of the...
120.(1) In section 73(5)(b), for “the appointed day (within the...
121.(1) In section 74(4), omit— (a) paragraphs (a) and (b),...
122.Omit section 76.
123.(1) In section 78(2)— (a) omit paragraph (a);
124.In section 79(1), omit— (a) paragraph (a), and
125.In section 80— (a) omit subsections (3)(a), (b) and (d)...
Income Tax Act 2007 (c. 3)
126.(1) Amend section 558 as follows. (2) Under the heading...
Legal Services Act 2007 (c. 29)
127.In section 194(9)(a), for “in accordance with section 3A of...
Dioceses, Pastoral and Mission Measure 2007 (No. 1)
128.In section 62(1), in the definition of “charity”, for “section...
129.In Schedule 2, in paragraph 13(2), for “charity trustee within...
Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008 (c. 13)
130.In Schedule 3, omit “Charities Act 1993 (c. 10), sections...
Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 (c. 17)
131.In section 135(6), for “sections 41 to 45 of the...
132.In section 136— (a) in subsection (4), for “section 43(1)(a)...
133.In section 138(3)(a), for “the Charities Act 1993” substitute “...
134.In section 266(6), for “section 72 of the Charities Act...
135.In section 275— (a) in the definition of “non-registrable charity”,...
Planning Act 2008 (c. 29)
136.(1) Amend section 210 as follows. (2) In subsection (1)(b),...
Charities Act (Northern Ireland) 2008 (c. 12 (N.I.))
137.In section 56(1)(a), for “under section 3 of the Charities...
138.In section 86(1)(e)— (a) in sub-paragraph (i), after “under” insert...
Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 (c. 22)
139.In section 71A(1), for “section 13 of the Charities Act...
140.In Schedule 3, in paragraph 19(4)(c), for “(within the meaning...
141.In Schedule 4, in paragraph 9(4)(c), for “(within the meaning...
Corporation Tax Act 2010 (c. 4)
142.(1) Amend section 511 as follows. (2) Under the heading...
Finance Act 2010 (c. 13)
143.(1) Amend Schedule 6 as follows. (2) In paragraph 1(4)—...
Equality Act 2010 (c. 15)
144.In section 194(3)(a), for “section 1(1) of the Charities Act...
Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 2010 (No. 1)
145.In section 10(1), for “section 96(2) of the Charities Act...
Mission and Pastoral Measure 2011 (No. 3)
146.For section 67(1) substitute— (1) The power of the court...
147.In section 77(3), for “the Charities Act 1993” substitute “...
148.In section 106(1), in the definition of “charity”, for “section...
149.(1) Amend Schedule 3 as follows. (2) In paragraph 9(6)—...
Transitionals and savings
Part 1 General
Continuity of the law
1.The repeal and re-enactment of provisions by this Act does...
2.A reference, express or implied, in this Act, another enactment...
3.(1) A reference, express or implied, in any enactment, instrument...
4.Anything done, or having effect as if done, under (or...
5.Paragraphs 1 to 4 have effect in place of section...
Effect of old transitionals and savings
6.The repeals made by this Act do not affect the...
7.(1) The repeal by this Act of an enactment previously...
Use of existing forms etc.
8.Any reference to an enactment repealed by this Act which...
Part 2 Recreational etc. purposes
9.In this Part of this Schedule “the 1958 Act” means...
10.(1) Where section 2 of the 1958 Act applied to...
11.The repeal by this Act of subsections (2) and (3)...
12.Sections 1 and 2 of the 1958 Act as in...
13.Sections 1 and 2 of the 1958 Act as in...
Part 3 Miscellaneous
Regulations relating to fees
14.Despite the revocation by this Act of the Charities (Pre-consolidation...
15.(1) Despite the repeal by this Act of section 11(13)...
16.The repeal and re-enactment by this Act of—
Application cy-prs: donors unknown or disclaiming or treated as disclaiming
17.Sections 63, 64 and 67 apply to property given for...
Official custodian as successor to official trustee of charity lands and official trustees of charity funds
18.(1) Despite the repeal by this Act of paragraph 26...
Savings for consequential amendments
19.(1) The repeal by this Act of paragraph 23(a) of...
Universities of Durham and Newcastle-upon-Tyne Act 1963
20.Despite the revocation by this Act of the Charities (Pre-consolidation...
Commission's general functions—public charitable collections
1.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies if Chapter 1 of Part 3...
“Exempt charity” and common investment and deposit funds
2.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies if— (a) section 11(10) of the...
“Exempt charity” and church funds
3.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies if section 11(9) of the 2006...
“Exempt charity” and registered societies etc.
4.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies if section 11(8) of the 2006...
5.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies if section 2 of the Co-operative...
Power to amend enactments in connection with changes in exempt charities
6.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies if paragraph 2, 3 or 4...
Exempt charities and the principal regulator
7.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies if, in relation to charities of...
8.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies if section 3A(6) of the 1993...
Regulations to secure that any institution ceasing to be an exempt charity on the relevant commencement date is excepted
9.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies if paragraph 2, 3 or 4...
Change of name and exempt charities
10.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies if, in relation to charities of...
Power to institute inquiries and exempt charities
11.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies if, in relation to charities of...
Maximum term of imprisonment for offence under section 49(8)
12.In relation to an offence committed before the commencement of...
Power to call for documents etc. and exempt charities
13.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies if, in relation to charities of...
Maximum term of imprisonment for offence under section 57(3)
14.In relation to an offence committed before the commencement of...
Exempt charities and disclosure to and by principal regulator
15.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies if, in relation to charities of...
Exempt charities and Commission's concurrent jurisdiction with High Court
16.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies if, in relation to charities of...
Exempt charities and restriction on expenditure on promoting Bills
17.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies if, in relation to charities of...
Exempt charities and power to act for protection of charities
18.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies if, in relation to charities of...
Reference to Mission and Pastoral Measure 2011
19.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies if the Mission and Pastoral Measure...
Exempt charities and power to give directions about dormant bank accounts
20.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies if, in relation to charities of...
Exempt charities and Commission's consent to proceedings etc.
21.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies if, in relation to charities of...
Exempt charities and duty of auditors etc. to report matters to Commission
22.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies if, in relation to charities of...
Disqualification and references to section 429(2) of Insolvency Act 1986
23.(1) This paragraph applies if paragraph 7 of Schedule 16...
Maximum term of imprisonment for offence under section 183(1)
24.In relation to an offence committed before the commencement of...
Exempt charities and power to order disqualified trustee to repay sums
25.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies if, in relation to charities of...
26.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies if any provision of the 1993...
27.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies if section 2 of the Co-operative...
References to re-named Acts in Schedule 7
28.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies if section 2 of the Co-operative...
Meaning of “the relevant commencement date”
29.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), in this Schedule “the relevant...
References to Acts
30.In this Schedule— “the 1993 Act” means the Charities Act...
Repeals and revocations
Index of defined expressions