Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2010] All ER (D) 40 (May)
Neutral Citation: [2010] EWHC 940 (Ch)
Court: Chancery Division

Briggs J

Representation Andrew Gore (instructed by Irena Spence & Co, Cambridge) for the claimants.
  The defendants appeared in person.
Judgment Dates: 5 May 2010


Charity - Charitable trust - Cy-près doctrine - Transfer of property from one trust to another - Claim for making cy-près scheme in relation to property of one trust - Whether court having jurisdiction to apply property cy-près - Whether appropriate scheme being transfer from one trust to another - .

The Case

Charity Charitable trust. The Chancery Division allowed the claimants' claim for the making of a cy-prs scheme of all the real property of a charitable trust, largely by reason of a schism which had occurred within the relevant church.

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