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Royal Incorporation Of Architects In Scotland, SC002753
Registered charity from 12 October 1922
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This shows the latest contact address that OSCR has been given for the charity.Address15 Rutland Square
This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied.PostcodeEH1 2BE
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Charities are shown as Standard charities, Registered Social Landlords, or Cross-Border charities. These last two will link through to other Regulators’ websites, where you may be able to view the charity’s accounts.Regulatory Type Standard
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These are taken directly from the charity's constitution. A charity's objects describe what the charity has been legally set up to achieve. They do not necessarily describe all of the activities the charity carries out in order to achieve these objects. Object:
THE OBJECTS and purposes for which "The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland" (hereinafter called "the Royal Incorporation") is hereby constituted are as follows:- (a) TO organise and unite in fellowship the Architects of Scotland, and to combine their efforts for the general advancement of Architecture, and for the promotion of the aesthetic, scientific, and practical efficiency of the profession of Architecture. (b) TO consolidate, and co-ordinate the interests and activities of the existing Chapter organisations relating to the profession of Architecture throughout Scotland, to each of which a definite portion of the territorial area of Scotland shall be assigned as its sphere of influence. (c) TO promote and facilitate the acquirement of the knowledge of the various Crafts, Arts, and Sciences connected with Architecture. (d) TO foster the study of the National Architecture of Scotland and to encourage its development. (e) TO consider and discuss all subjects connected directly or indirectly with the profession of Architecture, and to ascertain and express the considered opinion of the profession on such subjects. (f) TO maintain the status and protect the interests of the profession. (g) TO devise and impose means for ascertaining the qualifications of Candidates for admission to the professional Membership of the Royal Incorporation by examination in theory and in practice, or by any other actual and practical tests, and to grant Certificates of Qualification to the successful Candidates. (h) TO hold conferences and meetings for the discussion of professional affairs, interests, and duties, the reading of papers and delivery of lectures; to compile and revise Lists and Registers of Scottish Architects; to issue copies of papers, lectures, and professional Records from time to time to Members of the Royal Incorporation, and generally to collect, collate, and publish information of service or interest to Members of the Profession and to the Public...
Details of the charity's operations
Current status of the charity.Charity Status: Active
When the charity last submitted a change in information.Last Updated: 17 Jul 2020
Whether the charity is a Trust, Company, Unincorporated Association, SCIO, Educational Endowment, Industrial & Provident Society or Statutory Corporation, the date it became that form, and any previous forms it may have had.Constitutional Form: Statutory corporation (Royal Charter etc)
This best describes how local or widespread the work of the charity is.Geographical Spread: Operations cover all or most of Scotland
This local authority area in which the charity is currently operating.Main Operating Location: City of Edinburgh
The Charity and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act sets out 15 charitable purposes and one analogous purpose.Purposes: "The advancement of education","The advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science"
This lists which beneficiary groups the charity has identified as being the main focus of activities: children / young people, older people, people with disabilities or health problems, people of a particular ethnic or racial origin, other defined groups, no specific group or for the benefit of the community, other charities / voluntary bodies.Beneficiaries: "Other defined groups"
This sets out the types of activity undertaken by the charity from the following: it makes grants, donations, loans, gifts or pensions to individuals, it makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations, it carries out activities or services itself, it does none of these.Types of activty undertaken: "It makes grants, donations, loans, gifts or pensions to individuals","It carries out activities or services itself"
Annual Information Submission History
The end of the financial year for which accounts and information has been requested. Year End The gross income for the period. Income Expenditure Annual Return Received The date the return was validated by OSCR. Accounts Received The accounts available to view have had personal data such as signatures and addresses redacted (blacked out) to comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998. The charity’s accounts are the responsibility of the charity trustees and any queries regarding the content of the accounts should be directed to the charity in the first instance. OSCR accepts no liability for the accuracy of the charity’s accounts nor any decision based upon them. Latest Accounts
31 Dec 2016 £1,709,092 £1,804,440 12 Oct 2017 Yes
31 Dec 2017 £1,252,675 £1,346,053 15 Oct 2018 Yes
31 Dec 2018 £1,220,614 £1,048,709 26 Sep 2019 Yes
31 Dec 2019 £1,145,059 £1,098,400 16 Jul 2020 Yes Visit Charity's Website
31 Dec 2020 No Annual Information due by 30 Sep 2021
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