Charity in UK Law

  • Stewart and Others v Watts
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 08 Diciembre 2016
    ... ... Ann Stewart (2) Mrs Sheila Harris (3) Mrs Ruth Price (4) Mrs Elizabeth Wolsey as Trustees of the Ashtead United Charity (A Registered Charity) Respondents and The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government First ... ...
  • Re The Cup Trust; Charity Commission for England and Wales v Mountstar (PTC) Ltd and Others
    • Chancery Division
    • 21 Abril 2016
  • Anyanwu and Another v South Bank Students' Union and Another
    • House of Lords
    • 22 Marzo 2001
    ... ... In that capacity they were trustees of the funds of the student union, which was treated as an educational charity. Questions were raised by the university about their conduct as trustees, and disciplinary proceedings were instituted. The university suspended both ... ...
  • Construction Industry Training Board v Attorney General
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 18 Mayo 1972
    ... ... formed by Statutory Instrument under the Industrial Training Act, 1964, is registrable in the register of charities maintained by the Charity Commissioners under section 4 of the Charities Act, 1960. In particular, the question is whether it is a "charity" as defined in section 45(1) of the ... ...
  • Hanchett-Stamford v Attorney General and Others
    • Chancery Division
    • 27 Febrero 2008
    ... ... Introduction and history 2 ... The issues 5 ... Is the League a charity? 5 ... To whom do the assets of the League belong? 9 ... The payment to the Captive Animals Protection ... ...
  • Michael Rittson-Thomas v Oxfordshire County Council
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 21 Febrero 2019
    ... ... Both were intended to operate through the medium of a charitable trust. Charity law has for centuries required that a general charitable purpose (or intention) should be recognised and given effect to, even though some particular ... ...
  • Bayoumi v Women's Total Abstinence Union Ltd and Another
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 05 Noviembre 2003
    ... ... Court in the Chancery Division, in proceedings brought by Mr Omar Bayoumi against the Women's Total Abstinence Educational Union Limited, a charity, and Mr James Perkins. The appeal raises questions of some general importance in relation to the scope and effect of the restrictions on dispositions ... ...
  • Oldham Borough Council v Attorney General
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 28 Julio 1992
    ... ... LORD JUSTICE DILLON ... 1 By an originating summons dated 16th May 1991, the Oldham Borough Council, as trustee of a charity founded by a deed of gift of 16th April 1962, sought, by way of relief under paragraph 1 of the summons, that it might be determined whether the ... ...
  • Attorney General v Trustees of the British Museum
    • Chancery Division
    • 27 Mayo 2005
    ... ... 4 In 1970 Cross J determined that the Court or the Attorney-General may authorise: "a payment…out of charity funds which is motivated simply and solely by the belief of the trustees or other persons administering the funds that the charity is under a moral ... ...
  • Harding v R & C Commissioners
    • Chancery Division
    • 12 Enero 2007
    ... ... It appears that it has some form of trust deed, although the terms of the deed are not in evidence. It is not a registered charity. If it is a non-charitable unincorporated association, there are difficulties in concluding that a gift either to the members of the association ... ...
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