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Charity Commissioners in United Kingdom

Definition of Charity Commissioners

In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Charity Commissioners : A statutory body, now governed by the Charities Act 1993, generally responsible for the administration of charities. The Commissioners are responsible for promoting the effective use of charitable resources, for encouraging the development of better methods of administration, for giving charity trustees information and advice on matters affecting charity, and for investigating and checking abuses. The Commissioners maintain a register of charities and decide whether or not a body should be registered: an appeal from their decision may be made to the High Court. Their Annual Reports (published by the Stationery Office) indicate how the Commissioners operate and how they are allowing the law of charity to develop.

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  • Article Name: Charity Commissioners
  • Author: Agostino Von Hassell
  • Description: Definition of Charity Commissioners In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Charity [...]

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