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CHAPTER 2E+WAppeals and applications to Tribunal

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C1Pt. 17 Ch. 2 applied by 1969 c. 22, s. 4(8A) (as substituted (14.3.2012) by Charities Act 2011 (c. 25), s. 355, Sch. 7 para. 17(1) (with s. 20(2), Sch. 8))

C2Pt. 17 Ch. 2 applied by 1987 c. 3, s. 5(8B) (as substituted (14.3.2012) by Charities Act 2011 (c. 25), s. 355, Sch. 7 para. 47(2) (with s. 20(2), Sch. 8))

C3Pt. 17 Ch. 2 applied by 1987 c. 15, s. 4(2) (as substituted (14.3.2012) by Charities Act 2011 (c. 25), s. 355, Sch. 7 para. 48 (with s. 20(2), Sch. 8))

319Appeals: generalE+W

(1)Except in the case of a reviewable matter (see section 322) an appeal may be brought to the Tribunal against any decision, direction or order mentioned in column 1 of Schedule 6.

(2)Such an appeal may be brought by—

(a)the Attorney General, or

(b)any person specified in the corresponding entry in column 2 of Schedule 6.

(3)The Commission is to be the respondent to such an appeal.

(4)In determining such an appeal the Tribunal—

(a)must consider afresh the decision, direction or order appealed against, and

(b)may take into account evidence which was not available to the Commission.

(5)The Tribunal may—

(a)dismiss the appeal, or

(b)if it allows the appeal, exercise any power specified in the corresponding entry in column 3 of Schedule 6.

320Appeals: orders under s.52E+W

(1)Section 319(4)(a) does not apply in relation to an appeal against an order made under section 52 (power to call for documents).

(2)On such an appeal the Tribunal must consider whether the information or document in question—

(a)relates to a charity;

(b)is relevant to the discharge of the functions of the Commission or the official custodian.

(3)The Tribunal may allow such an appeal only if it is satisfied that the information or document in question does not fall within subsection (2)(a) or (b).

321ReviewsE+W

(1)An application may be made to the Tribunal for the review of a reviewable matter.

(2)Such an application may be made by—

(a)the Attorney General, or

(b)any person mentioned in the entry in column 2 of Schedule 6 which corresponds to the entry in column 1 which relates to the reviewable matter.

(3)The Commission is to be the respondent to such an application.

(4)In determining such an application the Tribunal must apply the principles which would be applied by the High Court on an application for judicial review.

(5)The Tribunal may—

(a)dismiss the application, or

(b)if it allows the application, exercise any power mentioned in the entry in column 3 of Schedule 6 which corresponds to the entry in column 1 which relates to the reviewable matter.

322Reviewable mattersE+W

(1)In this Chapter references to reviewable matters are to—

(a)decisions to which subsection (2) applies, and

(b)orders to which subsection (3) applies.

(2)This subsection applies to decisions of the Commission—

(a)to institute an inquiry under section 46 with regard to a particular institution;

(b)to institute an inquiry under section 46 with regard to a class of institutions;

(c)not to make a common investment scheme under section 96;

(d)not to make a common deposit scheme under section 100;

(e)not to make an order under section 105 (power to authorise dealings with charity property etc.) in relation to a charity;

(f)not to make an order under section 117 (restrictions on dispositions of land) in relation to land held by or in trust for a charity;

(g)not to make an order under section 124 (restrictions on mortgages) in relation to a mortgage of land held by or in trust for a charity.

(3)This subsection applies to an order made by the Commission under section 147(2) (investigation and audit) in relation to a charitable company.

323Remission of matters to CommissionE+W

References in column 3 of Schedule 6 to the power to remit a matter to the Commission are to the power to remit the matter—

(a)generally, or

(b)for determination in accordance with a finding made or direction given by the Tribunal.

324Power to amend provisions relating to appeals and applications to TribunalE+W

(1)The [F1Secretary of State] may by order—

(a)amend or otherwise modify an entry in Schedule 6,

(b)add an entry to Schedule 6, or

(c)remove an entry from Schedule 6.

(2)An order under subsection (1) may make such amendments, repeals or other modifications of—

(a)sections 319 to 323, or

(b)an enactment which applies this Chapter and Schedule 6,

as the [F1Secretary of State] considers appropriate in consequence of any change in Schedule 6 made by the order.

(3)Subsections (1) and (2) apply (with the necessary modifications) in relation to section 57 of the Charities Act 2006 as if—

(a)that section were contained in this Chapter, and

(b)the reference in subsection (2) to sections 319 to 323 included a reference to any other provision relating to appeals to the Tribunal which is contained in Chapter 1 of Part 3 of the Charities Act 2006.

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