Summary

Charitable Fundraising Act 1991 (NSW) - Level 2

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Under the Act an organisation wishing to raise money for charitable purposes or a fundraising appeal must hold an authority to fundraise. The objects of the Act, are to promote proper and efficient management and administration of fundraising appeals for charitable purposes; to ensure proper keeping and auditing of accounts in connection with such appeals; to prevent deception of members of the public who desire to support worthy causes. The definition of a 'charitable purpose' is based on the common law definition of a charitable purpose (i.e. four 'heads of charity'). (i) Assistance to the aged, the sick and infirm, (ii) Relief of poverty, (iii) Advancement of education, (iv) Advancement of religion.

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