Public benefit and registration guidance consultation

The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland has opened a consultation into its Public benefit statutory guidance and Registering as a charity in Northern Ireland: to provide an opportunity for anyone involved, or interested, in the work of charities to help shape the guidance.

The consultation will run from Monday 4th February to Monday 6th May 2013. They hope that everyone within the charity sector, the public sector, the general public and other stakeholders will engage and contribute. The Commission wants you to share your views on the guidance, to

ask questions and find out more about the public benefit and registration requirements for


The consultation document and guidance on registration is available at:

There are a number of ways you can take part, including attending any of the 12 public consultation events which are taking place across Northern Ireland during March and April.

The local event takes place at: Ballymoney Town Hall on April 15th from 6.30pm to 8.30pm.

To register for the event please complete the consultation event booking form at:

Alternatively you can register by Tel: 028 3832 0220.

You can also share your views online by completing the online survey at: