Law of Charity, 2nd edition (Cased)

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.

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409339130

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Written by authoritative author Gino Dal Pont, Law of Charity, 2nd edition, is a high level text focusing 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.

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  • 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

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Table of contents

Part I – Charity Contextualised

  1. Context

  2. The Concept of ‘Charity’

  3. Public Benefit


Part II – Charity Historicised

  1. England and the United States

  2. Australia and New Zealand


Part III - Charity Privileged

  1. Privileges at General Law

  2. Privileges Under Statute


Part IV – Charity Delimited

  1. Relief of the Poor, Aged and Impotent

  2. Advancement of Education

  3. Advancement of Religion

  4. Other Purposes Beneficial to the Community

  5. Sporting and Political Purposes

  6. Mixed Purposes


Part V – Charity Administered

  1. Jurisdiction of the Court and Attorney-General

  2. Cy-près Variation at General Law

  3. Variation Schemes Under Statute

  4. Charitable Entities

  5. Regulation of Charitable Fundraising


Part VI – Charity Reformed

  1. Definitional Reform

  2. Accountability and Fundraising Reform

  3. Fiscal Reform