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Charities Act 1960

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1(1)There shall be a Chief Charity Commissioner, and two other commissioners.

(2)Two at least of the commissioners shall be barristers or solicitors.

(3)Subject to sub-paragraph (6) below, the chief commissioner and the other commissioners shall be appointed by the Secretary of State, and shall be deemed for all purposes to be employed in the civil service of the Crown.

(4)There may be paid to each of the commissioners such salary and allowances as the Secretary of State may with the approval of the Treasury determine.

(5)If at any time it appears to the Secretary of State that there should be more than three commissioners, he may with the approval of the Treasury appoint not more than two additional commissioners.

(6)Any person holding office as paid commissioner at the passing of this Act shall be entitled to continue in that office on the same conditions as if this Act had not been passed.

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