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Law of Charity

Law of Charity

Dal Pont, G E, 2010

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A comprehensive exposition of the law relating to charity in Australia.
Format: Hardback 

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A comprehensive exposition of the law relating to charity in Australia.

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



Author

G E Dal Pont is Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Tasmania. He is a graduate of the University of Tasmania (LLD) and the University of Michigan (LLM), and is admitted to practice in New South Wales, as well as a Certified Practising Accountant. He has written widely in the areas of the legal profession and equity and trusts, in particular, including four books in the LexisNexis "black and silver" series. Professor Dal Pont is also General Editor is Halsbury's Laws of Australia, author of the New South Wales Solicitors Manual, and a regular columnist on legal ethics issues. His teaching involves professional responsibility, trusts and tax.

Table of Contents

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 Attorney-General
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

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