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F1Part 1SCharities

Textual Amendments

F1Pt. 1 Ch. 5A inserted (1.10.2010 for specified purposes, 1.11.2012 in so far as not already in force) by Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 (asp 8), ss. 125(1), 134(7); S.S.I. 2010/321, art. 3, Sch.; S.S.I. 2012/218, art. 2

Chapter 2SScottish Charity Register

References to charitable statusS

14Exception for certain bodies not in RegisterS

A body which is not entered in the Register may, despite section 13, refer to itself as a “charity” without being treated as representing itself as a charity if, and only if—

(a)it is—

(i)established under the law of a country or territory other than Scotland,

(ii)entitled to refer to itself as a “charity” (by any means or in any language) in that country or territory, and

(iii)managed or controlled wholly or mainly outwith Scotland,

(b)it does not—

(i)occupy any land or premises in Scotland, or

(ii)carry out activities in any office, shop or similar premises in Scotland, and

(c)in making that reference, it also refers to being established under the law of a country or territory other than Scotland.

Commencement Information

I1S. 14 in force at 1.4.2006 by S.S.I. 2006/189, art. 2(1), Sch. Pt. 1