The Scottish Government has set up a National Asset Transfer Action Group to implement the findings and recommendations of the University of Glasgow Caledonian`s report “Asset Transfer Requests: Evaluation of Part 5 of the Community Empowerment Act 2015; take into account the lessons learned from the transfer of assets in recent years, the challenges and opportunities associated with it; and the steps that need to be taken broadly and by whom for the transfer of wealth to achieve its goal of advancing change and strengthening communities. If you transfer assets from one CIO to another CIO, its members must accept the transfer by passing a resolution in the same way. You must receive a PDF copy of this resolution and apply to the Commission to request authorisation. If the trustees of a charitable or recessive charity (and still exists) are faced with a transfer or compensation that would have required the Commission`s agreement but did not receive it, please contact us. You should explain the situation and provide information about the permission you think should have been granted and why, and the challenge. Charitable law allows you to transfer a few types of assets if your charity is a CIO, provided you follow these rules. It also allows you to transfer most types of assets if: Seek advice from someone who is duly qualified to act on behalf of your charity, especially when the situation is complex. For example, the transfer of shares in investment funds or when a designated shareholder has died. Think about what is used in the store and how these items are transferred. Are there any third parties that need to provide forms for such transfers, such as. B domain name registrars, cabling and telephony companies, third parties (are licences taken over? Is it allowed under their conditions? Is consent required?), etc. At a charity meeting, go for the transfer – see “How to make a transfer authority decision” below. Explain how the transfer is in the best interest of any charity Make sure that the minutes of the meeting indicate that you rely on the transfer authority in the provisions of the Charity Act.
Ask the Commission to authorise the transfer of assets (see below) before proceeding with these transfers. Information about the assets (and liabilities) to be transferred, and in particular (in the case of a business) if they contain substantial assets or a permanent donation Your charity may provide grants or gifts to other charities to help them (unless your relevant document expressly prevents it). . . .