Project

Informal Public Appeal Funds (1993)

Project Status: LRC Reports
Project Contact: British Columbia Law Institute
Telephone Number: (604) 822-0142
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Overview

Keywords: fund; trust; public; spontaneous; appeal; informal; fundraising; donation; gift; aid; victim; disaster; misfortune; purpose; settlor; charity; charitable; non-charitable; surplus; cy-pres; resulting; donor; refund; Re Gillingham Bus Disaster Fund

When disaster or misfortune occurs, an informal public appeal often goes out for aid to the victims. This project examines some of the legal issues surrounding informal public appeal funds and recommends changes to remove the uncertainties that the present law creates.

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Reports

129. Informal Public Appeal Funds

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Backgrounders

Report on Informal Public Appeal Funds

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