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Charities Act 2011

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262Amendment of certificate of incorporation

(1)The Commission may amend a certificate of incorporation—

(a)on the application of the incorporated body to which it relates, or

(b)of its own motion.

(2)Before making any such amendment of its own motion, the Commission must by notice in writing—

(a)inform the charity trustees of the relevant charity of its proposals, and

(b)invite those charity trustees to make representations to it within a time specified in the notice.

(3)The time so specified must be not less than one month from the date of the notice.

(4)The Commission—

(a)must take into consideration any representations made by those charity trustees within the time so specified, and

(b)may then (without further notice) proceed with its proposals either without modification or with such modifications as appear to it to be desirable.

(5)The Commission may amend a certificate of incorporation by—

(a)making an order specifying the amendment, or

(b)issuing a new certificate of incorporation taking account of the amendment.

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