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Citation and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Charities Act 2006 (Commencement No. 8, Transitional Provisions and Savings) Order 2011.

(2) In this Order—

“the 1993 Act” means the Charities Act 1993(1);

“the 2006 Act” means the Charities Act 2006;

“academy or sixth form college charity” means an exempt charity which—

(a)

is included in paragraph (ca) or (cd) of Schedule 2 to the 1993 Act(2); or

(b)

falls within paragraph (w) of that Schedule and is administered by or on behalf of an institution included in paragraph (ca) or (cd);

“foundation or voluntary school charity” means an exempt charity which is included in paragraph (cb), (cc) or (wa) of Schedule 2 to the 1993 Act(3);

“specified exempt charity” means an exempt charity which—

(c)

is a foundation or voluntary school charity; or

(d)

is an academy or sixth form college charity;

and references to “specified exempt charities” are to be construed accordingly.

Commencement

2.  Subject to article 3, the day appointed for the commencement of the provisions of the 2006 Act specified in Column 1 of Schedule 1 is 1st August 2011 except that—

(a)where a particular purpose is specified in Column 3 of that Schedule in relation to any such provision, the relevant provision comes into force on that day for that particular purpose only;

(b)where any limitation is specified in Column 3 of that Schedule in relation to any such provision, the relevant provision comes into force on that day subject to the specified limitation.

Transitional provisions and savings

3.  Schedule 2 (which contains transitional provisions and savings) has effect.

Nick Hurd

Parliamentary Secretary

Cabinet Office

14th July 2011