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CHARITIES ACT 1978


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   1.      Short title and commencement  
   1A.     Definitions  

   PART I--THE APPLICATION OF THE CY PRèS DOCTRINE TO CHARITIES

   2.      Occasions for applying property cy près  
   3.      Application cy près of gifts of donors unknown or disclaiming  
   4.      Power of Attorney-General to sanction schemes  
   4A.     Governor in Council may increase monetary limits  
   4B.     Tabling before Parliament and disallowance  
   5.      Power of Attorney-General to give opinions etc.  
   6.      Payment by trustees to charitable institutions  
   7.      Regulations  
   7A.     Transitional provision—Charities (Amendment) Act 2005  

   PART IA--APPROVAL FOR INVESTMENT IN COMMON FUNDS

   7B.     Powers of trustees under this Part  
   7C.     Powers under this Part subject to provisions and conditions of Order or approval  
   7D.     Application to court  
   7E.     Powers of court do not derogate from other powers  
   7F.     Application to Attorney-General in respect of eligible property  
   7G.     Attorney-General may make investigations  
   7H.     Attorney-General may approve application of Part  
   7I.     Part continues to apply if corpus exceeds initial limits  

   PART IB--CHARITABLE TRUSTS

   7J.     Definitions  
   7K.     Distribution to certain eligible entities  
   7L.     Leave to apply trust fund for further purposes  
   7M.     Inclusion of non-charitable purposes not to invalidate trust  

   PART II--SUPERVISION OF CHARITIES

   8.      Definitions  
   9.      Method of conducting inquiry  
   9A.     Attorney-General may require information  
   9B.     Offence to fail to comply with requirement  
   10.     Powers of inspector  
   11.     Record of examination  
   12.     Report  
   13.     Court may order removal of trustee or executor  
   14.     Power to delegate  
   15.     Costs  
   16.     Offence  
   17.     Exemption from Part  
           SCHEDULE
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