Charity regulator for Ireland due in 2014

The Irish Government has announced plans to establish an independent Charities Regulatory Authority, due to come into operation in 2014. The regulatory body, as provided for in Charities Act 2009, had been delayed due to the economic situation.

The full announcement is at http://www.justice.ie/en/JELR/Pages/PR13000290, with a summary of consultation responses on implementation of the Charities Act also available in pdf, 119KB, via http://www.justice.ie/en/JELR/Pages/WP10000059.

Irish support body The Wheel gives its welcome.