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The Charter Trustees Regulations 1996

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Discharge of functions by charter trustees

10.—(1) Charter trustees may appoint such officers as they think necessary for the proper discharge of their functions and sections 112(2) and (5) and 114 to 119 of the 1972 Act shall apply, subject to any necessary modifications, in relation to such officers as they apply in relation to officers appointed by parish councils.

(2) Charter trustees may arrange for the discharge of any of their functions other than—

(a)the election of the chairman or vice-chairman;

(b)the appointment of local offices of dignity;

(c)functions relating to the issuing of a precept or the borrowing of money;

by a committee or officer of theirs or of the relevant council.

(3) Where, by virtue of paragraph (2) above, any functions of charter trustees may be discharged by a committee of theirs, then, unless they otherwise direct, the committee may arrange for the discharge of any of those functions by an officer of the charter trustees or of the relevant council.

(4) Any arrangements made by charter trustees or a committee of theirs under paragraph (2) or (3) above shall not prevent them or the committee from exercising those functions.

(5) Section 106 of the 1972 Act (standing orders of committees) shall apply as respects any committee of charter trustees as it applies as respects a committee of a parish council.

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