Citation and interpretation

1

(1)    This Order may be cited as the Charities Act 2006 (Commencement No 2, Transitional Provisions and Savings) Order 2007.

(2)    In this Order “the 2006 Act” means the Charities Act 2006.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Date Made

Date made: 18 November 2007: (no specific commencement provision).

Commencement

2

Commencement2

The day appointed for the commencement of the provisions of the 2006 Act specified in Column 1 of Schedule 1 is 28th November 2007 except—

(a)    where a particular purpose is specified in Column 3 of that Schedule in relation to any such provision, the relevant provision comes into force on that date for that particular purpose only;

(b)    where any other limitation is specified in Column 3 of that Schedule in relation to any such provision, the relevant provision comes into force on that date subject to the specified limitation.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Date Made

Date made: 18 November 2007: (no specific commencement provision).

3

3

Subject to article 4, the day appointed for the commencement of the provisions of the 2006 Act specified in Column 1 of Schedule 2 is 1st April 2008 except—

(a)    where a particular purpose is specified in Column 3 of that Schedule in relation to any such provision, the relevant provision comes into force on that date for that particular purpose only;

(b)    where any other limitation is specified in Column 3 of that Schedule in relation to any such provision, the relevant provision comes into force on that date subject to the specified limitation.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Date Made

Date made: 18 November 2007: (no specific commencement provision).

Savings in relation to provisions of the 2006 Act commenced by article 3

4

Savings in relation to provisions of the 2006 Act commenced by article 34

(1)    The specified provisions apply in relation to any solicitation which is made on or after 1st April 2008 by a person to whom section 60A(6) of the 1992 Act applies.

(2)    The specified provisions are the following paragraphs of section 60A of the 1992 Act—

(a)    paragraph (4);

(b)    paragraph (5); and

(c)    paragraphs (8) to (10).

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Date Made

Date made: 18 November 2007: (no specific commencement provision).

Signature

Phil Hope

Parliamentary Secretary

Cabinet Office

18th November 2007

SCHEDULE 1 Provisions Coming into Force on 28th November 2007

SCHEDULE 1Provisions Coming into Force on 28th November 2007 Article 2
Provision(s) of the 2006 ActSubject matter of provisionsParticular purpose or other limitation
section 44MergersSave in so far as it inserts section 75C(11) into the 1993 Act.
section 75(2) and (3)Amendments, repeals, revocations and transitional provisionsIn so far as they relate to the provisions of Schedules 9 and 10 commenced by article 2 of this Order.
Schedule 9RepealsIn so far as it repeals regulation 6(11)(a) of the Intervention Board for Agricultural Produce (Abolition) Regulations 2001 (SI 2001/3686).
Schedule 10, paragraph 14Transitional provisions and savings
NOTES
Initial Commencement
Date Made

Date made: 18 November 2007: (no specific commencement provision).

SCHEDULE 2 Provisions Coming into Force on 1st April 2008

SCHEDULE 2Provisions Coming into Force on 1st April 2008 Article 3
Provision(s) of the 2006 ActSubject matter of provisionsParticular purpose or other limitation
section 45(2)–(6)Regulation of “public charitable collections” For the purposes of the definition of “professional fund-raiser” in Part 2 of the 1992 Act (as amended by paragraph 90(3) of Schedule 8 to the 2006 Act) and of section 60A of the 1992 Act to the extent that that section is brought into force by article 3 of this Order only.
section 46Charitable appeals that are not public charitable collectionsFor the purposes of section 45 of the 2006 Act in so far as that section is brought into force by article 3 of this Order only.
section 47(1)Definitions for the purposes of Chapter 1 of Part 3 of the 2006 ActFor the purposes of the definition of “professional fund-raiser” in Part 2 of the 1992 Act (as amended by paragraph 90(3) of Schedule 8 to the 2006 Act) and of section 60A of the 1992 Act to the extent that that section is brought into force by article 3 of this Order, the definitions of: “collector”, “proceeds” and “promoter” only.
section 67Statements indicating benefits for charitable institutions and fund-raisers
section 68Statements indicating benefits for charitable institutions and collectorsIn so far as it inserts section 60A(4) – (7), (8)(other than paragraph (a)), (9) and (10) (other than the definition of “public charitable collection”) and section 60B(4) and (5) into the 1992 Act.
section 75(1) and (3) In so far as they relate to the provisions of Schedules 8 and 10 commenced by article 3 of this Order.
Schedule 8, paragraph 90(1) and (3)Minor and consequential amendments
Schedule 10, paragraph 15Transitional provisions and savings
NOTES
Initial Commencement
Date Made

Date made: 18 November 2007: (no specific commencement provision).

Charities99 Fund Raising99 Charitable Trusts & Institutions99

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Order)

This Order brings into force provisions of the Charities Act 2006. The provisions specified in Schedule 1 to this Order are brought into force (in certain cases only for specific purposes) on 28th November 2007. The provisions specified in Schedule 2 to this Order are brought into force on 1st April 2008 (in certain cases only for specific purposes), subject to savings provisions.