Catalogue description Committee of Enquiry into the Law and Practice Relating to Charitable Trusts (Nathan Committee): Evidence and Final Report

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Title: Committee of Enquiry into the Law and Practice Relating to Charitable Trusts (Nathan Committee): Evidence and Final Report
Description:

This series consists of the written and oral evidence issued from the Lord President's Office in December 1951 and presented to the Committee of Enquiry into the Law and Practice Relating to Charitable Trusts. It also contains a copy of the committee's report.

Date: 1950-1952
Arrangement:

Chronological

Related material:

For records of the Charity Commission see Division within CHAR

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Committee of Enquiry into the Law and Practice Relating to Charitable Trusts, 1950-1952

Physical description: 7 volume(s)
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure
Immediate source of acquisition:

From 1973 Prime Minister's Office

Accruals: No further accruals expected
Unpublished finding aids:

Report of the Committee of Enquiry into the Law and Practice Relating to Charitable Trusts (Nathan Committee), Command Paper 8710, 1952

Administrative / biographical background:

The Committee of Enquiry into the Law and Practice Relating to Charitable Trusts was appointed by the Prime Minister in January 1950 with the Rt Hon Lord Nathan as chairperson. The committee was to consider and report on the changes in the law and practice (except in regard to taxation) relating to charitable trusts in England and Wales that would be necessary to enable maximum benefit to the community to be derived from them.

The committee's report, which was published in 1952, was broadly accepted by the government and formed the basis of the Charities Act 1960

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