Charity law and regulations limit future definitions of a charity

In 2020, charity law and Charity Commission regulation place strict regulation on starting a new charity, making the cause of the charity central to its purpose, and reducing the number of charities tackling the same issues.

Rightly so that charities are regulated to prevent unscrupulous behaviour and financial gain for individuals.

Prevents cause-agnostic charities. Supports the idea that if a charity were to solve the problems with its cause, then it should close down. This would result in the loss of considerable expertise and effective working relationships that would be better pointed at a different problem.

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