The register of charities and registration of excepted charities: transitional and transitory provisions and savings

9.  For the purposes of articles 7 and 8 it does not matter whether a qualifying excepted charity was excepted from the requirement to register under old section 3(5) of the 1993 Act or section 3A(2) of the 1993 Act, as the case may be, at the time it was registered.