There was a dispute as to the management and ownership of the London Temple of the plaintiff, a Vaishnava religious sect in India.
Held: The proceedings were charity proceedings within section 33(8), because they are proceedings brought under the Court’s jurisdiction in respect of trusts in relation to the administration of a trust for charitable purposes. A foreign registered charity operating in UK is subject to Charities Act jurisdiction. The court found that the plaintiff was a Charity, and that the Attorney-General should be joined.
David Oliver QC
Charities Act 1993 33(2) 33(8) 96(1)
England and Wales
Appeal from – Gaudiya Mission and others v Brahmachary CA 30-Jul-1997
The High Court had found the plaintiff to be a charity, and ordered the Attorney-General to be joined in. The A-G appealed that order saying that the plaintiff was not a charity within the 1993 Act. The charity sought to spread the Vaishnava . .
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Updated: 24 August 2021; Ref: scu.80771