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Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010

Section 124 - Reorganisation of charities

333.This section amends the 2005 Act to allow OSCR to approve a charity reorganisation scheme where the charity is proposing to insert a new administrative provision to its constitution, and the new amendment will enable the charity to be administered more effectively.

334.The new sections 39(1A) and 40(2A) of the 2005 Act prevent OSCR and the Court of Session approving a scheme where the inserted clause allows the charity to change its purposes beyond the spirit of its constitution.

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