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Law of Charity, 2nd edition (Cased)

Law of Charity, 2nd edition (Cased)

G E Dal Pont, 2017

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Now in its second edition, Law of Charity focuses on the law which governs and regulates the application of money for charitable purposes. Providing coverage of both Australian and international law, this text is an exposition of the law pertaining to charitable objects and includes discussion on the history of charity law, privileges of charity under general law and statute, the jurisdiction of the court in relation to the charitable sector, and reform of charity law.

 

Format: Hardback

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Law of Charity, 2nd edition provides coverage of both Australian and international law, this text is an exposition of the law pertaining to charitable objects and includes discussion on the history of charity law, privileges of charity under general law and statute, the jurisdiction of the court in relation to the charitable sector, and reform of charity law. It is a high level text focusing on the law which governs and regulates the application of money for charitable purposes.

 

Book Review - Law Institute Journal March 2018

 

Features

• Well written by a highly regarded author
• Comprehensive and multi-jurisdictional
• High level practitioner work

 

Related Titles

Dal Pont, Law of Limitation, 2016
Dal Pont, Law of Confidentiality, 2014
Dal Pont, Powers of Attorney, 2nd edition, 2014

Author

G E Dal Pont

Gino Dal Pont is a 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 six books in the LexisNexis Black and Silver series. Professor Dal Pont is also General Editor of 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 Statute

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-près 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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