Neighbouring perspectives: legal and practical implications of charity regulatory reform in Ireland and Northern Ireland

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Title: Neighbouring perspectives: legal and practical implications of charity regulatory reform in Ireland and Northern Ireland
Authors: Breen, Oonagh B.
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/8622
Date: 2008
Online since: 2017-06-26T11:09:48Z
Abstract: A close study of the charity law reform proposals for Ireland and Northern Ireland reveals common concerns relating to charity governance and regulation that are shared with Scotland, England and Wales. Ireland and Northern Ireland share similar policy objectives in terms of charity regulation: to strengthen the charity sector and prevent fraud. Provision of a charity register, greater transparency regarding the decisionmaking process for charitable status, a visible regulator for a sector that engages so often with the public through fundraising appeals and the reputation and continued success of which is based on trust and public confidence, these are all positive steps.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Queen's University Belfast
Journal: Northern Irish Legal Quarterly
Volume: 59
Issue: 2
Start page: 223
End page: 243
Keywords: CharitiesRegulationIrelandNorthern Ireland
Other versions: https://nilq.qub.ac.uk/index.php/nilq/index
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
ISSN: 0029-3105
This item is made available under a Creative Commons License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ie/
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