Charity and Political Lobbying – Cloisters

Posted October 7th, 2015 in charities, elections, lobbying, news by sally

‘In England and Wales an organisation must satisfy the definition of charity under the Charities Act 2011 and must be established for charitable purposes only and subject to the control of the High Court in the exercise of its jurisdiction with respect to charities. There is a list of charitable purposes, which include matters such as the promotion of human rights, but it includes any purposes that may reasonably be regarded as analogous to, or within the spirit of, any of the purposes expressly set out in the Act. All charitable purposes must be for the public benefit.’

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Cloisters, 28th September 2015