Policy paper

Memorandum of Understanding: Charity Commission and the Information Commissioner

An agreement of the relationship between the Commission and the Information Commissioner.

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Memorandum of Understanding: Charity Commission and the Information Commissioner

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An agreement of the relationship between the Commission and the Information Commissioner.

This memorandum of understanding (MoU) provides a framework for closer working between the Commission and the Information Commissioner.

It is intended to:

  • promote a common understanding of each organisation’s responsibilities, working procedures, legal powers and constraints
  • promote co-operation between the Commission and the Information Commissioner’s staff at a strategic and operation level
  • facilitate effective investigation and the exchange of information with the objective of preventing and enforcing against practices that breach the relevant legislation
  • ensure appropriate consultation on matters of mutual interest to ensure that charities may be encouraged to fully comply with their legal obligations and adopt best practice in governance and accountability
Published 19 June 2017