The Attorney General and the Charity Commission: one rule without reason?
Sweet and Maxwell
Reason for embargo
Calls for the abolition of the requirement that the Charity Commission obtain the consent of the Attorney General before referring a case to the First-tier Tribunal concerning the exercise of any of its functions. Assesses the rationale of the reference procedure and how it has operated in practice. Considers its implications for the Commission's independence.
This is the author accepted manuscript. The definitive published version P.L. 2016, Jul, 409-417 is available online on Westlaw UK
July 2016, pp. 409 - 417