Charity Commission


Charity Commission
The government department that acts as both an adviser to, and an investigator of, charities. It is responsible to the Home Secretary and is governed by the Charities Act (1993).

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  • Charity Commission — England, Wales The Charity Commission for England and Wales is a corporate body established under the Charities Act 1993 (as amended by the Charities Act 2006) as the registrar and regulator of charities in England and Wales. For more information …   Law dictionary

  • Charity Commission — ˈCharity Comˌmission noun ORGANIZATIONS in Britain, an official organization that makes sure that charities act legally and honestly: • New trustees took over the running of the fund two years ago, after an inquiry by the Charity Commission.… …   Financial and business terms

  • Charity Commission — noun An organization that regulates charitable trusts in England and Wales • • • Main Entry: ↑charity …   Useful english dictionary

  • Charity Commission — The Charity Commission for England and Wales (Welsh: Comisiwn Elusennau Cymru a Lloegr ) is the non ministerial government department that regulates registered charities in England and Wales.The Charity Commission answers directly to the UK… …   Wikipedia

  • Charity Commission — Charity Com|mis|sion, the a British organization that keeps records of any organization that has been officially recognized as a ↑charity and controls the way that charities are operated …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Charity Commission — the British organization responsible for controlling all the charities in Britain. It is made up of five Charity Commissioners, who keep a list of all the charities, check that they are run properly, and make decisions about new groups that apply …   Universalium

  • Charity Commission — The government department that acts as both an adviser to, and an investigator of, charities. It is responsible to the home secretary and is governed by the Charities Act (1993) …   Accounting dictionary

  • Charity Commission Scheme — England, Wales A scheme is a legal document that changes, replaces or extends the trusts of a charity. It may be a fully regulating scheme, replacing the charity s previous governing document entirely, or it may simply add to or alter some part… …   Law dictionary

  • Charity Commission for England and Wales — For other uses, see Charities Commission (disambiguation). Charity Commission for England and Wales (Welsh: Comisiwn Elusennau Cymru a Lloegr) Non ministerial government department overview Formed February 27, 2007 ( …   Wikipedia

  • Charity Commission for Northern Ireland — The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland is the new independent regulator of Northern Ireland charities. Contents 1 Aims of the Commmission 2 Status 3 Investigations 4 Chief Executive and …   Wikipedia