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Recent Changes To Legislation Around Charitable Registration Which May Be Applicable To Sports Clubs -
Charity Commission information sessions

Norma Bowman
Club Development Consultant
Sport Northern Ireland

Please find below details of information sessions being hosted jointly by Sport Northern Ireland and the Charity Commission regarding recent changes to legislation around charitable registration which may be applicable to sports clubs.

It is compulsory for all charities operating in Northern Ireland to apply for charity registration and the Commission is urging all charities to prepare now.  There are 12 descriptions of charitable purpose, which include the advancement of amateur sport therefore sports clubs may fall under this category.

To find out more information as to whether your club may be required to register and the effects this may have on your organisation, please indicate if you would like to attend one of the sessions detailed below by emailing gilliangilliland@sportni.net with details of which session you wish to attend below:

Date

Time

Subject



Location

Training Provider(s)

20th November 2014

6.30pm

Charity Commission - new legislation, requirement to register and effects on your organisation

GAA offices, 8-10 Market Street, Armagh BT61 7BX

Charity Commission

27th November 2014

6.30pm

Charity Commission - new legislation, requirement to register and effects on your organisation

Athletics House,
Old Coach Road, Belfast BT9 5PR

Charity Commission

4th December 2014

6.30pm

Charity Commission - new legislation, requirement to register and effects on your organisation

Shared Future Centre - Office Unit 3 (2nd Floor), Irish Street, Derry BT47 2DA

Charity Commission

Further information is also available by visiting the Charity Commission's website www.charitycommissionni.org.uk or by contacting the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland via email to admin@charitycommissionni.org.uk.