How the Charity Commission assesses waiver applications and makes a decision

How we assess waiver applications for charity trustee and senior management positions. Includes advice about what to do if you are not satisfied with the waiver decision.



From 1 August 2018, changes to automatic disqualification rules mean there will be more restrictions on who can run a charity.

This guide explains the waiver decision process, and what you can do if you’re not satisfied with our decision.

Published 17 January 2018
Last updated 1 August 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated in line with automatic disqualification rules that come into force on the 1 August 2018.
  2. First published.