Commercial Law – Update 1


The Charities Act 2009 was signed into law on 28th February 2009. The key operative sections of the Act have yet to be commenced by the Minister for Justice, Equality & Defence. The purposes of the Act generally are as follows:-

  1. To establish a new Charities Regulator for the sector;
  2. To reform the law of charities by ensuring greater accountability; and
  3. To protect against fraud and the abuse of charitable status.

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