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Meeting the Charity Test: Guidance

Published: 20/08/2015
Updated: 20/08/2015

This guidance is about how we, the Scottish Charity Regulator, interpret and apply the charity test.

It explains what we take into consideration when deciding if an organisation can become, or continue to be, a charity in Scotland.

These are also the things that charity trustees should be thinking about to make sure their charity continues to comply with this part of Scottish Charity law.

Download the full PDF version of the Guidance or browse individual sections.

Download the word version.

Download the large print version here (point 18 font).

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