Policy paper

Memorandum of Understanding: Charity Commission and Oxford City Council

An agreement of the relationship between the Commission and Oxford City Council.

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Memorandum of Understanding: Charity Commission and Oxford City Council

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An agreement of the relationship between the Commission and Oxford City Council.

This memorandum of understanding (MoU) provides a framework for closer working between the Commission and Oxford City Council to assist in their respective regulatory functions.

It is intended to:

  • promote a common understanding of the Commission and Oxford City Council’s responsibilities, working procedures, legal powers and constraints
  • promote co-operation between the Commission and Oxford City Council staff at a strategic and operation level
  • facilitate effective investigation with the objective of prevention, detection, and remedy of misconduct or mismanagement in the administration of charities or charitable funds and/or abuse of a tax relief against Oxford City Council
  • ensure the effective disclosure of information in compliance with all relevant legislation
  • ensure appropriate consultation on matters of relevant and significant policy initiatives to ensure that charities fully comply with their legal obligations and adopt best practice in governance and accountability
Published 19 June 2017