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S.C.A.  Standing Committee Proceedings: 11th July 2006            

372

 

Charities Bill[ [], continued

 
 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Not called  113

 

Schedule  7,  page  115,  line  2,  after ‘members’ insert ‘(if there is a membership)’.

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Withdrawn  166

 

Schedule  7,  page  115,  line  5,  at end insert—

 

    ‘(7)  

No person under the age of 18 years shall be appointed as a charity trustee of

 

a CIO.’.

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Not called  167

 

Schedule  7,  page  115,  line  10,  at end insert—

 

‘(ca)    

that its assets cannot be distributed to its members in their capacity as

 

members, and’.

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Not called  114

 

Schedule  7,  page  115,  line  11,  after ‘members’ insert ‘(if there is a membership)’.

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Not called  115

 

Schedule  7,  page  115,  line  14,  after ‘membership’ insert ‘(if there is a

 

membership)’.

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Not called  168

 

Schedule  7,  page  115,  line  18,  at end insert—

 

‘(ba)    

containing restrictions on the material benefits that the charity trustees

 

of the CIO can derive from the CIO, and’.

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Not called  169

 

Schedule  7,  page  115,  line  35,  at end insert—

 

    ‘(7)  

In subsection (2)(ba), “material benefits” means benefits which may or may

 

not be financial, but which have a monetary value.’.

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Peter Bottomley

 

James Duddridge

 

Withdrawn  36

 

Schedule  7,  page  116,  leave out inserted section 69D.

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Not called  129

 

Schedule  7,  page  116,  line  18,  at end insert—

 

‘(7)    

No CIO shall describe itself as a charity or its Welsh equivalent.’.


 
 

S.C.A.  Standing Committee Proceedings: 11th July 2006            

373

 

Charities Bill[ [], continued

 
 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Peter Bottomley

 

James Duddridge

 

Withdrawn  37

 

Schedule  7,  page  117,  line  32,  at end insert ‘and

 

(d)    

which shall be an organisation having limited liability and which shall

 

not be subject to the provisions of the Companies Act 1985.’.

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Not called  123

 

Schedule  7,  page  117,  line  33,  at beginning insert ‘Subject to subsection (3B)

 

below’.

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Peter Bottomley

 

James Duddridge

 

Not called  38

 

Schedule  7,  page  117,  line  36,  at end insert—

 

‘(3A)    

Any liability of the applicant entered into in pursuance of the charitable purpose

 

of the CIO shall by virtue of this subsection become a liability of the CIO.

 

(3B)    

Any liability of a charity which becomes a CIO shall by virtue of this subsection

 

become a liability of the CIO.’.

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Not called  124

 

Schedule  7,  page  117,  line  36,  at end insert ‘, subject to any liabilities previously

 

incurred in relation to that property.

 

  ‘(3A)  

Where—

 

(a)    

the applicants in subsection (3) are the charity trustees of an

 

unincorporated charity whose purpose are substantially the same as

 

those of the proposed CIO; and

 

(b)    

the unincorporated charity has passed a valid resolution to become a

 

CIO

 

          

registration of the CIO has the effect of converting the unincorporated charity into a

 

CIO.

 

    (3B)  

Where an unincorporated charity converting under subsections (3) and (3A)

 

holds permanent endowment, registration of the CIO has the effect of

 

appointing the CIO as corporate trustee of the permanent endowment.’.

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Peter Bottomley

 

James Duddridge

 

Not called  39

 

Schedule  7,  page  120,  line  35,  at end insert—

 

‘(6A)    

Any asset or liability of the converting company or registered society shall by

 

virtue of subsection (4) transfer to the CIO.’.


 
 

S.C.A.  Standing Committee Proceedings: 11th July 2006            

374

 

Charities Bill[ [], continued

 
 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Peter Bottomley

 

James Duddridge

 

Not called  29

 

Schedule  7,  page  123,  line  39,  at end insert ‘or at the expiration of six months from

 

receipt by the Charity Commission of the resolution.’.

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Not called  116

 

Schedule  7,  page  129,  line  14,  after ‘members’ insert ‘(if there is a membership and

 

of the charity trustees if there is no membership)’.

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Not called  117

 

Schedule  7,  page  129,  line  22,  after ‘meeting’ insert ‘or, as applicable, charity

 

trustees’ meeting’.

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Not called  118

 

Schedule  7,  page  129,  line  25,  after ‘members’ insert ‘or, as applicable, charity

 

trustees’.

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Not called  119

 

Schedule  7,  page  129,  line  26,  after ‘meeting’ insert ‘or, as applicable, charity

 

trustees’ meeting’.

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Not called  120

 

Schedule  7,  page  129,  line  28,  leave out ‘general’.

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Not called  121

 

Schedule  7,  page  129,  line  29,  leave out ‘general’.

 

Schedule Agreed to.

 

Clause 35 Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Peter Bottomley

 

James Duddridge

 

Withdrawn  30

 

Clause  36,  page  34,  line  24,  after ‘out’, insert ‘in advance’.


 
 

S.C.A.  Standing Committee Proceedings: 11th July 2006            

375

 

Charities Bill[ [], continued

 
 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Peter Bottomley

 

James Duddridge

 

Not called  31

 

Clause  36,  page  35,  line  10,  leave out ‘or under a contract of employment,’.

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Peter Bottomley

 

James Duddridge

 

Not called  32

 

Clause  36,  page  35,  line  46,  at end insert—

 

‘(ba)    

a person having a relationship with a trustee akin to that of a spouse or

 

civil partner with a trustee or any person falling within paragraph (a);’.

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Peter Bottomley

 

James Duddridge

 

Not called  33

 

Clause  36,  page  36,  line  2,  after ‘(b), insert ‘or (bb)’.

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Peter Bottomley

 

James Duddridge

 

Not called  34

 

Clause  36,  page  36,  line  5,  leave out ‘, (b) or’ and insert ‘to’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Edward Miliband

 

Agreed to  56

 

Clause  37,  page  37,  line  11,  leave out ‘(5) to (7)’ and insert ‘(4) to (6)’.

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Peter Bottomley

 

James Duddridge

 

Withdrawn  28

 

Clause  38,  page  37,  line  25,  at end insert—

 

‘(d)    

a trustee or auditor of a charitable incorporated organisation.’.


 
 

S.C.A.  Standing Committee Proceedings: 11th July 2006            

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Charities Bill[ [], continued

 
 

Peter Bottomley

 

Not called  132

 

Clause  38,  page  38,  line  10,  at end insert—

 

‘(7)    

Any prosecution of a trustee of an unincorporated charitable trust under section 3

 

of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (c.37) shall require the consent of

 

a law officer and the Charity Commission and must satisfy the public benefit test.

 

(8)    

A law officer has the power to stop the prosecution, under this Act or the Health

 

and Safety at Work etc Act 1974, of a trustee of an unincorporated charitable trust

 

if it is in the public interest to do so.’.

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Not called  122

 

Clause  38,  page  38,  line  21,  at end insert—

 

‘73F  

Court jurisdiction

 

The court shall have parallel jurisdiction with the Commission under section 73D

 

in respect of the relief of charity trustees of Charitable Incorporated

 

Organisations.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 39 Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Peter Bottomley

 

James Duddridge

 

Withdrawn  40

 

Clause  40,  page  40,  line  19,  leave out ‘(or any of the purposes)’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Peter Bottomley

 

James Duddridge

 

Withdrawn  41

 

Clause  41,  page  44,  line  36,  at end insert—

 

‘(8A)    

Where the rules of the charity provide that its members have the power to vote on

 

amendments to its purposes—

 

(a)    

a period of notice of 28 days, or the period set out in the rules of the

 

charity, whichever is greater, shall be given to all members of such a

 

resolution; and

 

(b)    

this section shall be construed as if “members” were substituted for

 

“charity trustees” in subsections (1) to (8).’.


 
 

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Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Not called  125

 

Clause  42,  page  45,  line  14,  at end insert ‘or,

 

‘(c)    

relating to the execution of the trusts,’.

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Peter Bottomley

 

James Duddridge

 

Not called  42

 

Clause  42,  page  45,  line  20,  after ‘body’, insert ‘, of which a period of notice of 28

 

days or the period set out in the rules of the charity whichever is greater has been given,’.

 

Martin Horwood

 

Not called  102

 

Clause  42,  page  45,  line  23,  leave out ‘and without any expression of dissent’ and

 

insert ‘but where consensus has been reached’.

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Peter Bottomley

 

James Duddridge

 

Not called  43

 

Clause  42,  page  45,  line  24,  at end insert ‘or

 

(c)    

in accordance with the procedures of the charity, whichever is more

 

onerous.’.

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Not called  126

 

Clause  42,  page  45,  line  35,  at end insert ‘provided that the date specified in the

 

resolution under subsection (2) cannot be earlier than the date of that resolution.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Peter Bottomley

 

James Duddridge

 

Withdrawn  44

 

Clause  43,  page  46,  leave out lines 34 to 36.

 

Helen Goodman

 

Not called  137

 

Clause  43,  page  47,  line  9,  leave out ‘£10,000’ and insert ‘£5,000’.


 
 

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Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Not moved  127

 

Clause  44,  page  50,  line  22,  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

the incorporation of an unincorporated charity shall be treated as a

 

merger under the provisions of sections 75A to F.’.

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Martin Horwood

 

Withdrawn  144

 

Clause  45,  page  53,  line  20,  at end insert—

 


 

‘it does not include a charitable appeal which is made on private property;’.

 

Edward Miliband

 

Agreed to  175

 

Clause  45,  page  53,  line  21,  leave out ‘to give money or other property’ and insert

 

‘which is—

 

(i)    

an appeal to them to give money or other property, or

 

(ii)    

an appeal falling within subsection (4),

 

    

(or both) and’.

 

Edward Miliband

 

Agreed to  176

 

Clause  45,  page  53,  line  35,  leave out subsections (4) and (5) and insert—

 

‘(4)    

An appeal falls within this subsection if it consists in or includes—

 

(a)    

the making of an offer to sell goods or to supply services, or

 

(b)    

the exposing of goods for sale,

 

    

to members of the public.’.

 

Mr Andrew Turner

 

Mr Peter Bone

 

Peter Bottomley

 

James Duddridge

 

Not called  45

 

Clause  45,  page  54,  line  22,  at end add—

 

‘(8)    

Nothing in this or any other legislation shall permit a condition to be attached to

 

the permission for a public collection which prevents the collectors from shaking

 

their collecting tins—

 

(a)    

between the hours of 8am and 6pm; or

 

(b)    

at other times unless it can be demonstrated that the shaking of tins is

 

likely to cause a public nuisance.’.


 
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