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Charity Law
International Perspectives

ISBN 9781138656130
Published September 21, 2017 by Routledge
264 Pages

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Book Description

This work provides an analytical and comparative analysis of the development of charity law, as well as providing a critical commentary on a number of contemporary changes within the charity law field across a range of common law jurisdictions. The book follows earlier studies which cover a similar, and traditional, jurisdictional spread, but which are now dated. It further considers in detail charity law issues within Hong Kong and Singapore, about which there has been historically more limited charity law discussion. The area is growing in terms of practical legal and academic interest.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 – An Introduction to Charity Law

Chapter 2 – The Nature of Charities, Charitable Entities and Not-for- Profit Organisations, and Charitable Institutions and Governance

Chapter 3 - Charitable Purpose

Chapter 4 – Public Benefit

Chapter 5 - England and Wales

Chapter 6 – Australia

Chapter 7 – Canada

Chapter 8- New Zealand

Chapter 9- Hong Kong

Chapter 10 – Singapore

Chapter 11 – Political Purposes



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Juliet Chevalier-Watts is a senior lecturer in law and Associate Dean Research at Te Piringa – Faculty of Law, University of Waikato, New Zealand.