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Charities Act (Northern Ireland) 2008

Part 14: Miscellaneous and Supplementary

Part 14 comprises sections 161 to 186 (and Schedules 8 and 9). Sections 161 to 164 contain the provisions relating to the merger of charities. Under sections 165 and 166 faith based organisations can apply for and be granted Designated Religious Charity Status by the Commission provided certain criteria are satisfied. Section 167 enables charities which are established outside Northern Ireland who wish to operate here to register with the Commission. Sections 168 to 186 deal with a number of technical matters relating to the Commission.

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