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Charities Act (Northern Ireland) 2022

Section 2: Power of Commission to delegate to staff

Section 2 inserts paragraph 9A into Schedule 1 to the 2008 Act allowing for certain functions to be delegated to staff provided they are set out in a Scheme of Delegation approved by the Department. It also stipulates that the following can never be delegated: power under section 22(1) to institute an inquiry; decisions under section 22(6) that a report or statement be published; power to make an order under sections 33 to 37; and any statutory power of the Commission to make regulations.

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