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Charities Act 1960

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FOURTH SCHEDULECourt's Jurisdiction over Certain Charities Governed by or under statute

1The court may by virtue of subsection (3) of section fifteen of this Act exercise its jurisdiction with respect to charities—

(a)in relation to charities established or regulated by any provision of the Seamen's Fund Winding-up Act, 1851, which is repealed by this Act;

(b)in relation to charities established or regulated by schemes under the Endowed Schools Acts, 1869 to 1948, or section seventy-five of the Elementary Education Act, 1870 ;

(c)in relation to allotments regulated by sections three to nine of the Poor Allotments Management Act, 1873 ;

(d)in relation to fuel allotments, that is to say, land which, by any enactment relating to inclosure or any instrument having effect under such an enactment, is vested in trustees upon trust that the land or the rents and profits of the land shall be used for the purpose of providing poor persons with fuel;

(e)in relation to charities established or regulated by any provision of the Municipal Corporations Act, 1883, which is repealed by this Act, or by any scheme having effect under any such provision ;

(f)in relation to charities regulated by schemes under the London Government Act, 1899 ;

(g)in relation to charities established or regulated by orders or regulations under section two of the Regimental Charitable Funds Act, 1935 ;

(h)in relation to charities regulated by section thirty-seven of this Act, or by any such order as is mentioned in that section.

2Notwithstanding anything in section nineteen of the Commons Act, 1876, a scheme for the administration of a fuel allotment (within the meaning of the foregoing paragraph) may provide—

(a)for the sale or letting of the allotment or any part thereof, for the discharge of the land sold or let from any restrictions as to the use thereof imposed by or under any enactment relating to inclosure and for the application of the sums payable to the trustees of the allotment in respect of the sale or lease ; or

(b)for the exchange of the allotment or any part thereof for other land, for the discharge as aforesaid of the land given in exchange by the said trustees, and for the application of any money payable to the said trustees for equality of exchange ; or

(c)for the use of the allotment or any part thereof for any purposes specified in the scheme.

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