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Charities Act 1960

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SECOND SCHEDULEExempt Charities

The following institutions, so far as they are charities, are exempt charities within the meaning of this Act, that is to say—

(a)any institution which, if this Act had not been passed, would be exempted from the powers and jurisdiction under the Charitable Trusts Acts, 1853 to 1939, of the Commissioners or Minister of Education (apart from any power of the Commissioners or Minister to apply those Acts in whole or in part to charities otherwise exempt) by the terms of any enactment not contained in those Acts other than section nine of the Places of Worship Registration Act, 1855 ;

(b)the universities of Oxford, Cambridge, London and Durham, the colleges and halls in the universities of Oxford, Cambridge and Durham and the colleges of Winchester and Eton ;

(c)any university, university college, or institution connected with a university or university college, which Her Majesty declares by Order in Council to be an exempt charity for the purposes of this Act;

(d)the British Museum ;

(e)any institution which is administered by or on behalf of an institution included above and is established for the general purposes of, or for any special purpose of or in connection with, the last-mentioned institution ;

(f)the Church Commissioners and any institution which is administered by them;

(g)any registered society within the meaning of the Industrial and Provident Societies Act, 1893, and any registered society or branch within the meaning of the Friendly Societies Act, 1896.

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