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REGULATION OF CHARITIES, SCOTLAND
28th June 1993
Laid before Parliament
7th July 1993
Coming into force
28th July 1993
The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 4(4)(b) of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1990(1), and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Regulations:
1. These Regulations may be cited as the Charities (Exemption from Accounting Requirements) (Scotland) Regulations 1993 and shall come into force on 28th July
2. In these Regulations–
“the 1990 Act” means the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act
“Scottish charitable statutory corporation” means any recognised body which is a body corporate established by statute whose accounts are required by statute to be examined and certified by the Comptroller and Auditor General;
“local authority trust” means any recognised body which is a trust for any charity, foundation, mortification or other purpose where a local authority or some members of such an authority are its sole trustees as mentioned in section 106(1)(b) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973(2);
“registered housing association” means any recognised body which is a housing association as defined in section 1 of the Housing Associations Act 1985(3) which is registered with Scottish Homes under section 5(4) of that Act,
and, unless the context otherwise requires, any other expression which is used in these Regulations and which is also used in Part I of the 1990 Act, shall have the same meaning in these Regulations as in that Part.
3. Any class of recognised body, which is prescribed in an entry in column 1 of the Schedule to these Regulations, shall be exempt from such of the requirements of sections 4 and 5 of the 1990 Act (relating to accounting matters) as are prescribed opposite to that entry in column 2 of that Schedule.
Fraser of Carmyllie
Minister of State, Scottish Office
St Andrew’s House,
28th June 1993
|Column 1||Column 2|
|Class of Recognised Body||Exempt requirements of sections 4 and 5 of the 1990 Act|
|Scottish charitable statutory corporation||Section 4 and subsections (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (8), (9), (10), (11) and (13) of Section 5.|
|local authority trust||Section 4 and subsections (2), (3), (4), (5) and (13) of Section 5.|
|registered housing association||Section 4 and subsections (2), (3), (4), (5) and (13) of Section 5.|
(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations provide that certain classes of recognised body, namely Scottish charitable statutory corporations, local authority trusts and registered housing associations (as defined in the Regulations), shall be exempt from such of the requirements of sections 4 and 5 of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1990 (relating to accounting matters) as are specified in column 2 of the Schedule to the Regulations.