Policy paper

Memorandum of Understanding: Charity Commission and the Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs

An agreement of the relationship between the commission and the Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA).

Documents

Memorandum of Understanding: Charity Commission and the Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs

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This memorandum of understanding (MOU) sets out how the commission and the Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) propose to work together in:

  • coordinating their regulatory operations
  • formulating the policy to which they work

The MOU is not a binding agreement or contract but is intended to promote:

  • effective working and communication between the commission and DEFRA
  • clarity about their respective roles and responsibilities
Published 1 June 2010