Charitable Trusts Act 1862

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1862 c. 112
Year1862
Anno Regni VICTORI, Britanniarum Regin,Vicesimo Quinto & Vicesimo Sexto. An Act for establishing the Jurisdiction of the Charity Commissioners in certain Cases.

(25 & 26 Vict.) C A P. CXII.

[7th August 1862]

'WHEREAS by the Acts relating to the Charity Commissioners forEngland and Wales Authority has been given to the Commissioners to make Orders for various Purposes in Charity Cases upon summary Application, and particularly in relation to the Appointment and Removal of Trustees, and the Sale, Exchange, Leasing, and Improvement of the Property of Charities: And whereas in various Private Acts of Parliament and Decrees and Orders of the High Court of Chancery relating to Charities such Powers and Authorities are often given or reserved, with Directions that the same shall be exercised by the said Court, or with its Sanction or Approbation, and Doubts are entertained whether in such Cases the Authority given to the Charity Commissioners can be validly exercised:' Be it therefore enacted and declared by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, as follows:

S-1 No Provision in any Act of Parliament, or Decree in Chancery, to exclude any Jurisdiction which might otherwise be exercised by the Commissioners.

1 No Provision in any Act of Parliament, or Decree in Chancery, to exclude any Jurisdiction which might otherwise be exercised by the Commissioners.

1. No Provision contained in any such Act of Parliament or Decree or Order as aforesaid for the...

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