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Charities Act 2011

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38Right to inspect register

(1)The register (including the entries cancelled when institutions are removed from the register) must be open to public inspection at all reasonable times.

(2)If any information contained in the register is not in documentary form, subsection (1) is to be read as requiring the information to be available for public inspection in legible form at all reasonable times.

(3)If the Commission so determines, subsection (1) does not apply to any particular information contained in the register that is specified in the determination.

(4)Copies (or particulars) of the trusts of any registered charity as supplied to the Commission under section 35 (duties of trustees in connection with registration) must, so long as the charity remains on the register—

(a)be kept by the Commission, and

(b)be open to public inspection at all reasonable times.

(5)If a copy of a document relating to a registered charity—

(a)is not required to be supplied to the Commission as the result of section 35(4), but

(b)is in the Commission’s possession,

a copy of the document must be open to inspection under subsection (4) as if supplied to the Commission under section 35.

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