Joint Committee on the Draft Protection of Charities Bill: report

The Joint Committee of Lords and Commons has published its Report on the Draft Protection of Charities Bill. Its principal conclusions and recommendations are as follows:

  • Because lots of charities are excepted or exempted from the requirement to register with the Charity Commission it does not have full regulatory control over the sector – which makes it harder to ascertain the full scale of abuse. [43] In the next substantial review of charity law the Government should consider whether all charities should be obliged to register with the Commission. [ 44]

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