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Charities Act 2011

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253Gifts to take effect as gifts to incorporated body

(1)After the incorporation under this Part of the charity trustees of any charity, every relevant donation, gift and disposition of property made—

(a)to or in favour of the charity, or the charity trustees of the charity, or

(b)otherwise for the purposes of the charity,

takes effect as if made to or in favour of the incorporated body or otherwise for the same purposes.

(2)For the purposes of subsection (1), a donation, gift or disposition of property is a relevant one if (whether of real or personal property and whether made by deed, will or otherwise)—

(a)it was lawfully made before the incorporation but has not actually taken effect, or

(b)it is lawfully made after the incorporation.

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