Law of Charity (2nd edition) (ebook)

Law of Charity (2nd edition) (ebook)

Juliet Chevalier-Watts

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$134.00* RRP + GST

Date: 31/03/2020

Code: 9780864728982

Thomson Reuters, NEW ZEALAND


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The Law of Charity (2nd edition) is a detailed and authoritative commentary on New Zealand’s law of charity and charitable trusts. Juliet Chevalier-Watts, a leading scholar on the subject, draws upon authorities from New Zealand, the Commonwealth and the United States to illustrate the fundamental principles and many of the complexities of the law of charity.


The book begins with chapters on the history of New Zealand charity law and nature of charitable trusts and the concepts of charitable purpose and public benefit. In chapters 3 to 7 The Law of Charity goes on to discuss the legal tests that various types of trust must meet in order to be recognised as trusts enjoying charitable status. The final chapter provides a practical and useful guide to the variation and administration of charitable trusts.  The new edition brings the thoroughly updates the text guides the reader through all major aspects of this multi-faceted area of the law.  Changes include legislative amendments, policy updates and major domestic and international case law developments on education, religion and political purposes.


The Law of Charity is a valuable resource for anyone involved with or advising on the set up and running of charities in New Zealand, including legal and accounting professionals, trustees, academics and students, and charities themselves. 



Table of Contents

Chapter 1           Charity Law in New Zealand

Chapter 2           Charitable Entities – The Nature of Charitable Entities, Charitable Purpose and Public Benefit

Chapter 3           Charitable Trusts for the Relief of the Poor, Aged and Impotent

Chapter 4           Advancement of Education

Chapter 5           Advancement of Religion

Chapter 6           Other Purposes Beneficial to the Community

Chapter 7           Political Purposes and Advocacy

Chapter 8           Variation and Administration of Charitable Trusts


Table of Statutes and Regulations

Table of Cases




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