Charitable Uses Act (1601)

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Definition: Charitable Uses Act (1601)



Full Definition of Charitable Uses Act (1601)


The preamble to this Act, which sets out a long and varied list of endeavours that are properly regarded as charitable, is still seen by the courts as providing a starting point for determining whether an organization is a valid charity or not.

See: Scottish burial reform and cremation society v Glasgow corporation (1968), CharitableTrust


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Charitable Uses Act (1601) are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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