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CONSULTATION ON THE REVIEW OF SCOTTISH CHARITY LAW: ANALYSIS OF THE RESPONSES

DescriptionA detailed analysis of the consultation responses received on the report of The Scottish Charity Law Review Commission (the McFadden report)
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CONSULTATION ON THE REVIEW OF SCOTTISH CHARITY LAW : ANALYSIS OF THE RESPONSES

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Paul Spicker
Sue Morris
Veronica Strachan

Centre for Public Policy and Management
The Robert Gordon University

The Scottish Executive Central
Research Unit 2002

Contents

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
BACKGROUND
THE AIMS OF THIS REPORT
RESPONSES TO THE CONSULTATION
GENERAL THEMES IN RESPONSES TO
THE COMMISSION
STRUCTURE OF THE REPORT
CHAPTER TWO: SCOTTISH CHARITY
LAW REFORMS IN THE UK CONTEXT

THE LEGAL REFORM OF CHARITABLE
ORGANISATIONS
CROSS-BORDER PROBLEMS
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN
CHARITYSCOTLAND AND
THE CHARITY COMMISSION
SUMMARY
CHAPTER THREE: THE DEFINITION
OF A CHARITY

SCOTTISH CHARITIES
SELF HELP ORGANISATIONS
INDEPENDENCE
POLITICAL ACTIVITY
EDUCATIONAL CHARITIES
RELIGIOUS BODIES
SUMMARY
CHAPTER FOUR: ESTABLISHMENT
OF CHARITYSCOTLAND

CHARITYSCOTLAND
THE STRUCTURE OF CHARITYSCOTLAND
THE ROLE OF CHARITYSCOTLAND
SUMMARY
CHAPTER FIVE: THE REGISTRATION
OF SCOTTISH CHARITIES

DETERMINATION OF STATUS
THE SCOTTISH CHARITY REGISTER
SUMMARY
CHAPTER SIX: FINANCIAL RELIEFS
SUMMARY
CHAPTER SEVEN: THE REGULATION
OF SCOTTISH CHARITIES I -
REPORTING, MONITORING AND
ACCOUNTABILITY

REPORTING AND ACCOUNTABILITY
MONITORING
SUMMARY
CHAPTER EIGHT: THE REGULATION
OF SCOTTISH CHARITIES II -
INVESTIGATION AND
ENFORCEMENT

INVESTIGATION
ENFORCEMENT
SUMMARY
CHAPTER NINE: THE REGULATION
OF SCOTTISH CHARITIES III -
THE STRUCTURE AND
DMINISTRATION OF
SCOTTISH CHARITIES

THE GOVERNANCE OF CHARITIES
THE LEGAL FORM OF CHARITIES
POWERS
THE REORGANISATION OF CHARITIES
FURTHER ISSUES IN THE LEGAL
POWERS OF CHARITIES
REGULATORY POWERS RELATING
TO GOVERNANCE
SUMMARY
CHAPTER TEN: THE PROVISION
OF SUPPORT FOR SCOTTISH
CHARITIES

SUPPORT FOR SCOTTISH CHARITIES
GUIDANCE TO CHARITIES
SUMMARY
CHAPTER ELEVEN: THE
REGULATION OF
FUNDRAISING

FURTHER ISSUES
SUMMARY
CHAPTER TWELVE:
SPECIAL CATEGORIES

PUBLIC TRUSTS
EDUCATIONAL ENDOWMENTS
DESIGNATED RELIGIOUS BODIES
SUMMARY
CONCLUDING NOTE:
FUTURE PROCEEDINGS
OF THE REVIEW

Appendices
Numerical analysis
Submissions to the
Consultation

Table of recommendations
by chapter

The Centre for Public Policy
and Management

The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and
do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.

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