The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland has now commenced compulsory registration of charities. We provide the sector with the most up to date information on the key changes in charity regulation. For the latest on new charity regulations and a history of recent charity law reform in NI, please see our dedicated charity regulation webpage.
Now that the Charity Commission has established the register of charities, and has its powers of investigation and enforcement, what does this mean in practice for charities on the ground?
Response on The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland’s Interim Reporting Requirements Consultation
This is NICVA's response to the Charity Commission's Interim Reporting Requirements consultation.
The Charity Commission’s Interim Reporting Requirements seminar, on 5 November, gave participants the opportunity to discuss the proposed annual monitoring form that registered charities will have to complete in the near future.
The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland is currently consulting on its interim reporting proposals for charities.
The Charity Commission is currently consulting on the interim reporting arrangements for charities. This briefing outlines the objectives, reporting arrangements and content of the annual monitoring return.
Following a public consultation earlier this year on its draft guidance, the Charity Commission has published statutory guidance on the public benefit requirement.
In preparation for the beginning of compulsory registration, the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland is advising all organisations granted charitable tax status by HMRC that they need to check if they are on the Commission’s “deemed list.