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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Law of Charity 2nd ed isbn 9780409339130

Law of Charity

ISBN13: 9780409327298
New Edition ISBN: 9780409339130
Published: June 2010
Publisher: LexisNexis Australia
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

This text focuses on the law that governs and regulates the application of money for charitable purposes. Although Australia focused, it also makes reference to the law, and the law reform initiatives, in other common law jurisdictions, including the UK, NZ and US.

It works as an exposition of the law pertaining to charitable objects and encompasses observations pertaining to the charitable sector, regulation of charitable fundraising, and has a separate part devoted to the reform of charity law.

Important Features:-

  • Comprehensive coverage of, and a separate part devoted to, the reform of charity law
  • Coverage of all Australian jurisdictions in other common law jurisdictions, including the UK, NZ and US

Other Jurisdictions , Australia
Part I: Charity Contextualised
1. Context
2. The Concept of Charity
3. Public Benefit
Part II: Charity Historicised
4. England and the United States
5. Australia and New Zealand
Part III: Charity Privileged
6. Privileges at General Law
7. Privileges under Statue
Part IV: Charity Delimited
8. Relief of the Poor, Aged and Impotent
9. Advancement of Education
10. Advancement of Religion
11. Other Purposes Beneficial to the Community
12. Sporting and Political Purposes
13. Mixed Purposes
Part V: Charity Administered
14. Jurisdiction of the Court and AttorneyGeneral
15. Cy-Pres Variation at General Law
16. Variation Schemes under Statute
17. Charitable Entities
18. Regulation of Charitable Fundraising
Part VI: Charity Reformed
19. Definitional Reform
20. Accountability and Fundraising Reform
21. Fiscal Reform