1995 No. 2695 (C. 54)
The Charities Act 1993 (Commencement and Transitional Provisions) Order 1995
14th October 1995
The Secretary of State, in pursuance of sections 86(3)(b) and 99(2) of the Charities Act 1993(1), hereby makes the following Order:
1. This Order may be cited as the Charities Act 1993 (Commencement and Transitional Provisions) Order 1995.
2. Subject to articles 3 and 4 below, Part VI and section 69 of, and paragraph 21(3) of Schedule 6 to, the Charities Act 1993 shall come into force on 1st March 1996.
3. Without prejudice to section 13 of the Interpretation Act 1978(2) and for the purposes only of making any order or regulations under any of the provisions of Part VI of the Charities Act 1993, that Part shall come into force on the day after the day on which this Order is made.
4. No requirement imposed by section 42, 43, 45, 46(5) or 48 of the Charities Act 1993 in respect of a financial year of a charity shall apply in relation to any financial year which begins before 1st March 1996.
Minister of State
14th October 1995
(This note is not part of the Order)
Article 2 of this Order brings into force on 1st March 1996, subject to the provisions in articles 3 and 4 of the Order, Part VI and section 69 of, and paragraph 21(3) of Schedule 6 to, the Charities Act 1993 (“the 1993 Act”). The remainder of the 1993 Act came into force on 1st August 1993 in accordance with section 99(1) of the Act.
Part VI relates to charity accounts, reports and returns, section 69 makes provision for the investigation of accounts of charitable companies and paragraph 21(3) of Schedule 6 makes a consequential amendment.
Article 3 of this Order brings Part VI of the 1993 Act into force on the day after the making of the Order for the purposes only of making any order or regulations under that Part.
Article 4 of this Order makes transitional provision in relation to any financial year of a charity which begins before the date on which Part VI of the 1993 Act comes into force.
1993 c. 10.
1978 c. 30.