The relaxation of the regulations includes the more detailed definition of bodies involved in the ‘promotion of human rights, conflict resolution and reconciliation.’ This could open the door for such groups as Amnesty International and Liberty.
The Charity Commission welcomed the move with charity commissioner, Julia Unwin saying, ‘this is a good set of proposals which will promote the health and vitality of the sector’.
The plans mean that the Charity Commission will be replaced by a new regulatory authority. A not-for-profit distributing company – the community interest company – will also be created for social enterprises.
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