Charities and Trustees Investment (Scotland) Act 2005

– Scottish Parliament written question – answered on 10th February 2011.

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Photo of Liam McArthur Liam McArthur Liberal Democrat

Question S3W-39224

To ask the Scottish Executive when the Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation provisions under chapter 7 of the Charities and Trustees Investment (Scotland) Act 2005 will come into force.

Photo of Fergus Ewing Fergus Ewing Scottish National Party

The Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005 (Commencement No. 5) Order 2011 was made on 18 January 2011. This order brings into force all the provisions relating to Scottish charitable incorporated organisations (SCIO) under Chapter 7 of the 2005 act. The order can be found at http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2011/20/made .

Sections 50, 52 and 64 of the 2005 act came into force on 21 January 2011 for the purpose of allowing Scottish Ministers to make regulations setting out further provision in relation to SCIOs. Sections 50 and 52 come into force for all other purposes on 1 April 2011. Sections 49, 51, 53 to 55, 62 and 63 also come into force on 1st April 2011. Sections 56 to 61 of the act come into force on 1 January 2012.

The Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisations Regulations 2011, which are subject to negative procedure, were laid before the Parliament on 28 January 2011. The regulations can be found at:

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2011/44/made.

The Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisations (Removal from Register and Dissolution) Regulations 2011 (ISBN 978-0-11-101211-16), which are subject to affirmative resolution, were laid in draft before the Parliament on 28 January 2011. The draft regulations can be found at:

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/sdsi/2011/9780111012116.

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