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Law of Charity e2

Law of Charity e2

By Gino Dal Pont

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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    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.

    Written by authoritative author Gino Dal Pont, Law of Charity 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.

    Features:

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

    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.

  • Product details

    ISBN: 9780409339130

    Published: 2017

    Format: Hardcover

    Pages: 560

  • 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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