Law of Charity
|Author(s) :||Dal Pont, G E|
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|Format :||Practitioner, Hardcover, 500 pages|
|Published :||June, 2010|
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.
· 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
Scott, Wethered & Russell, Butterworths Charity Law Handbook, 2nd ed, LexisNexis UK, 2007.
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
Dal Pont, G E
Gino 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 three 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.