Charities Amendment Act 2012

Effective from 25 February 2012, the Charities Act 2005 was changed, and those involved in or advising charities registered with the (then) Charities Commission (now, Board) had to change their administrative practices and reconsider what they needed to be notify to Charities Services. Definition of officers extended – section 4(1) From 25 February 2012 the […]

Liability of Charitable Trustees

Potential personal liability of charitable trustees In two of my early articles “As common as dirt”and “Lessons from a Polytechnic” I outlined some of the disadvantages of unincorporated societies, stating that “for any society, other than the most basic, incorporation is highly desirable because of the clear practical benefits.”  In summary, those are: An incorporated […]