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Charities Act (Northern Ireland) 2008


5.The Department carried out a public consultation from 11 February 2005 to 3 June 2005 on the principles underlying the charity regulation proposals. A total of 106 responses were received from a wide range of bodies and individuals, with the majority being broadly favourable. A full public consultation on the draft legislation itself took place from 17 July 2006 to 13 October 2006. Two changes were made to the draft legislation relating to audit levels and public collections and again responses were broadly favourable.

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