AMENDMENT TO THE CHARITIES ORDINANCE 2005 – CONSULTATION

The Charity Commission for St Helena and the Attorney General invite representatives of all local charities to attend a consultation meetingat the Jamestown Community Centre on Wednesday, 17 January 2018, at 6pm.

Who should attend?

This meeting is open to all, in particular board/committee members of Non-Government Organisations registered as Charities.

What is going to be discussed?

The main issue is a proposal to amend the Charities Ordinance requiring charities to have policies to ensure that children and vulnerable adults are reasonably protected from harm and the risk of abuse.

Who are the speakers?

The meeting will be chaired by the Charity Commission and the Attorney General. There will also be guest speakers. There will be an opportunity to ask questions.

Source: St Helena Government

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