Categories of Charitable Purposes and Public Benefit for charitable registration

For charitable registration under the Charities Registration Act 2005 one has to specify a charitable purpose which is laid under the act. There are main four charitable purposes laid under the law which include relief of poverty, the advancement of education, advancement of religion or any other matter which is beneficial to the community. These four categories of purposes were laid by court in 1800’s. Since then it was made mandatory that a charity would be registered only if their purpose fall under any one of the category stated above. The courts stated that a purpose of charitable organization must be aimed at public at large. The courts ensured that any individual might not take any advantage of the benefits that are made for the charities to make personal benefits.

Any state will not allow charitable registration unless it is confident that a particular organization has been formulated for charitable purposes only. To consider an application for charitable registration…

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