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Charities Act 2011

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Part 19Final provisions

354Amendments etc.

(1)Schedule 7 contains consequential amendments.

(2)Schedule 8 contains transitional provisions and savings.

(3)Schedule 9 contains transitory modifications.

(4)Schedule 10 contains repeals and revocations.

355Commencement

This Act comes into force at the end of the period of 3 months beginning with the day on which it is passed.

356Extent

(1)Subject to subsections (2) to (7), this Act extends to England and Wales only.

(2)Chapter 1 of Part 1 (meaning of “charity” and “charitable purpose”: general)—

(a)extends also to Scotland, but affects the law of Scotland only so far as mentioned in section 7;

(b)extends also to Northern Ireland, but affects the law of Northern Ireland only so far as mentioned in section 8.

(3)In Part 5 (information powers), sections 54 to 59 (disclosure of information to and by Commission) extend to the whole of the United Kingdom.

(4)In Part 6 (application of property cy-près etc.)—

(a)section 68(3) and (4) (amendment of Royal charters by Order in Council where body corporate the subject of a scheme), and

(b)sections 96 to 104 (common investment or deposit funds),

extend also to Northern Ireland.

(5)Paragraph 2 of Schedule 7 (construction of references in enactments and documents to Charity Commissioners for England and Wales) extends also to Scotland and Northern Ireland.

(6)Subject to any provision made by Schedule 7, any amendment, repeal or revocation made by Schedule 7 or 10 has the same extent as the enactment or provision to which it relates.

(7)In Part 2 of Schedule 8 (transitionals and savings: recreational etc. purposes)—

(a)paragraphs 9 to 12 extend also to Scotland but paragraphs 10 and 12 affect the law of Scotland only so far as mentioned in those paragraphs;

(b)paragraphs 9 to 11 and 13 extend also to Northern Ireland but paragraphs 10 and 13 affect the law of Northern Ireland only so far as mentioned in those paragraphs.

357Index of defined expressions

Schedule 11 lists the places where some of the expressions used in this Act are defined or otherwise explained.

358Short title

This Act may be cited as the Charities Act 2011.

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