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St John Scotland, SC047485
Registered charity from 07 June 2017
Charity Details
The name the charity is known by.The Name the Charity is Known ByAlso referred to as The Priory of Scotland of the Order of St John/The Priory of Scotland of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem
This shows the latest contact address that OSCR has been given for the charity.AddressSt John's House
21 St John Street
Edinburgh
This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied.PostcodeEH8 8DG
Shown where the charity has supplied us with a link to its website.Websiteangus.loudon@stjohnscotland.org.uk
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
This is the link to the lead regulatory body for this organisation.Link to Companies Househttps://beta.companieshouse.gov.uk/
This personalised charity registration logo can be downloaded free of charge and used on the charity’s website, email signatures and publications.OSCR Registration Logo
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:
(a) Advancement of citizenship or community development) encouragement of all that makes for the spiritual and moral strengthening of mankind in accordance with the first great principle of the Order embodied in the Motto "Pro Fide". ii) recommendation to the Grand Prior of the award of Medals, Badges or Certificates of Honour for special services in the cause of humanity especially for saving or attempting to save life at imminent personal risk; iii) encouragement of research into the history of the Order in Scotland and the formation, by gift or otherwise, of a Library and Museum of objects connected with the history of the Order in Scotland; iv) maintenance of contact and the development of collaboration with kindred Establishments and Orders of St John. (b) The Relief of those in need by reason of age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage) provision, maintenance encouragement and promotion of all work of humanity and charity for the relief of persons in sickness, distress, suffering or danger, without distinction of race, class or creed and in the extension of the second great principle of the Order embodied in the Motto "Pro Utilitate Hominum". ii) the rendering of aid to the sick, wounded, disabled or suffering and the promotion of such permanent organisation during times of peace as may be at once available in times of civil emergencies or war, including the training and provision of technical reserves for the medical services of the Armed Forces or any Civil Defence Organisations; (c) The Advancement of health) provision of assistance in the maintenance and development of the St John Eye Hospital in Jerusalem and the clinics and research projects connected therewith.
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: 07 Aug 2022
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: Company (the charity is registered with Companies House)
Constitutional Form Date: 07 Jun 2017
Previous Constitutional Form 1: Other
Previous Constitutional Form 2: Other
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 health","the advancement of citizenship or community development","the relief of those in need by reason of age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage"
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 charities or voluntary bodies"
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 makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations","It carries out activities or services itself"
Notes: This charity has been established as a successor to The Priory of Scotland of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem (SC000262). The Priory of Scotland of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem (SC000262) does not intend to wind up but will remain in order to collect any legacies or donations, which will then be passed to St John Scotland (SC047485).
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 Oct 2017 £0 £0 27 Mar 2018 Yes
31 Mar 2019 £1,167,465 £1,460,839 20 Nov 2019 Yes
31 Mar 2020 £976,160 £1,059,397 07 Dec 2020 Yes
31 Mar 2021 £1,000,096 £986,248 24 Nov 2021 Yes Published accounts can be found on the Companies House website
31 Mar 2022 No Annual Information due by 31 Dec 2022
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