Service provided by the Charities Regulator under the Charities Act 1961 (as amended) and section 82 of the Charities Act 2009 - Guidelines and Application Forms

Please note that applications to the Charities Regulator can not be made electronically but the forms may be downloaded, signed and submitted in hard copy together with the accompanying documentation as set out in the relevant guidelines.

FORM 1 (PDF) - Charities Regulator requirements for the appointment of new trustees

FORM 2 (PDF) - FORM 2 (WORD) - Guidelines for making an application for the Charities Regulator's consent to a Sale of Charity property for full value and Memo for the Board which is to be completed by the Applicant or his/her advisor.

FORM 3 (PDF) - FORM 3 (WORD) - Form of Authorisation of Sale under Section 34 of the Charities Act 1961 (as amended by Section 11 (1) of the Charities Act 1973) and Section 82 of the Charities Act 2009 to be executed by a minimum of two thirds of the Trustees of the Charity and two original Forms (with relevant attachments) to be submitted with the application.

FORM 4 (PDF) - FORM 4 (WORD) - Guidelines for making an application for the Charities Regulator's consent to a Sale of Charity property for less than full value and Memo for the Board which is to be completed by the Applicant or his/her advisor. (It should be noted that the Charities Regulator does not have power to sanction sales of charity property for less than full value unless the sale is to a charity with a different charitable purpose.)

FORM 5 (PDF) - FORM 5 (WORD) - Form of Authorisation of Sale under Section 34 of the Charities Act 1961 (as amended by Section 11 (2) of the Charities Act 1973) and Section 82 of the Charities Act 2009 to be executed by a minimum of two thirds of the Trustees of the Charity and two original Forms (with relevant attachments) to be submitted with the application.

FORM 6 (PDF) - FORM 6 (WORD) - Guidelines for making an application for the Charities Regulator's consent to a Lease of Charity property and Memo for the Board which is to be completed by the Applicant or his/her advisor. (It should be noted that the Charities Regulator does not have power to sanction Leases of charity property for less than a full market rent unless the Lease is to a Charity with a different charitable purpose)

FORM 7 (PDF) - FORM 7 (WORD) - Form of Authorisation of Lease under Section 34 of the Charities Act 1961 (as amended by Section 11 of the Charities Act 1973) and Section 82 of the Charities Act 2009 to be executed by a minimum of two thirds of the Trustees of the Charity and two original Forms (with relevant attachments) to be submitted with the application.

FORM 8 (PDF) - FORM 8 (WORD) - Guidelines for making an application for the Charities Regulator's consent to accept a Surrender of a Lease and Memo for the Board which is to be completed by the Applicant or his/her advisor.

FORM 9 (PDF) - FORM 9 (WORD) - Form of Acceptance of Surrender of Lease under Section 34 of the Charities Act 1961 (as amended by Section 11 of the Charities Act 1973) and Section 82 of the Charities Act 2009 to be Executed by a minimum of two thirds of the Trustees of the Charity and two original Forms (with relevant attachments) to be submitted with the application.

FORM 10 (PDF) - FORM 10 (WORD) - Guidelines for making an application for the Charities Regulator's consent to a Mortgage of Charity property and Memo for the Board which is to be completed by the Applicant or his/her advisor.

FORM 11(PDF) - FORM 11 (WORD) - Form of Authorisation of Mortgage under Section 34 of the Charities Act 1961 (as amended by Section 11 of the Charities Act 1973) and Section 82 of the Charities Act 2009 to be executed by a minimum of two thirds of the Trustees of the Charity and two original Forms (with relevant attachments) to be submitted with the application.

FORM 12 (PDF) - FORM 12 (WORD) - Guidelines for making an application for the Charities Regulator's consent to an Exchange of Charity property and Memo for the Board which is to be completed by the Applicant or his/her advisor.

FORM 13 (PDF) - FORM 13 (WORD) - Form of Authorisation of Exchange under Section 34 of the Charities Act 1961 (as amended by Section 11 of the Charities Act 1973) and Section 82 of the Charities Act 2009 and Part 2 of the social Welfare (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2002 to be executed by a minimum of two thirds of the Trustees of the Charity and two original Forms (with relevant attachments) to be submitted with the application.

FORM 14 (PDF) - Charities Regulator requirements for an application to the Board to settle a Cy-Près Scheme.

FORM 15 (PDF) - Form of Undertaking.

FORM 16 (PDF) - FORM 16 (WORD) - Precedent Cy-Près Scheme.

FORM 17 (PDF) - Charities Regulator requirements for an application to the Board to give their opinion or advice in relation to a charitable trust.

FORM 18 (PDF) - Charities Regulator requirements for an application to the Board to approve a compromise in relation to a charitable trust.

FORM 19 (PDF) - Guidelines for making an application for the incorporation of a charitable trust under Section 2 or Section 3 of the Charities Act 1973 and Section 82 of the Charities Act 2009 .

FORM 20A (PDF) - Guidelines for making an application under Residential Institutions Redress Act and Memo for the Board which is to be completed by the Applicant or his advisor.

FORM 20B (PDF) - FORM 20B (WORD) - Statutory Declaration. 

FORM 21(PDF) - FORM 21 (WORD) - Form of Authorisation under Residential Institutions Redress Scheme.

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