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.
Nigel Davies, Technical Secretary to the charity SORP Committee, and Fiona Muldoon, Monitoring and Compliance Manager at the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland, outline how you can comment on the new SORP.
This guidance identifies the different kinds of legal structures that exist and the advantages and disadvantages of each.
The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland has been given the necessary legislative powers to begin registration of all charities in Northern Ireland.
This is NICVA's response to the Charity Commission’s 2013 consultation on the 'public benefit statutory guidance'.
In September 2008, further to receipt of Royal Assent, the Charities Act (NI) 2008 came into being. This article offers a brief explanation of the progress of the implementation of the main provisions of the Act.
NICVA and the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland came together on Monday 25 March to discuss the new charity registration and public benefit guidance with representatives from across the voluntary and community sector.
This briefing highlights the key areas of both the statutory guidance on public benefit and the charity registration guidance.
The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland has launched a consultation into its statutory guidance on Public Benefit, following royal assent for the Charities Act (2013).
An amendment to the Charities Act (NI) 2008, which clarifies the wording of the public benefit test, paves the way for a Register of charities to be established for Northern Ireland.