Hope Community Church (Wymondham) v Phelan and Others: ChD 22 May 2020

The Church, a private company limited by guarantee, sought a declaration that it had the right to enfranchise its church premises under the 1920 Act.
Mrs Justice Falk
[2020] EWHC 1240 (Ch)
Places of Worship (Enfranchisement) Act 1920 1
England and Wales
CitedStradling v Higgins ChD 1932
The Court considered a lease of two buildings used by the Salvation Army, one of which was used for services open to the public, with part of the other being used for education. The lease was originally granted to William Booth but was subsequently . .
CitedVon Ernst and Cie SA v Inland Revenue Commissioners CA 1979
The assets of a corporate charity were held on charitable trusts: ‘We were referred to certain authorities which give support to the view that a company incorporated for exclusively charitable purposes is in the position of a trustee of its funds or . .
CitedLiverpool and District Hospital for Diseases of the Heart v Attorney-General ChD 1981
Charitable Company is Trustee of Assets
The court was asked as to the distribution of surplus assets of a charitable company which was in winding up, and the question whether or not s 257 et seq. Companies Act 1948 applied, including s 265 which made provision for the distribution of . .

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CitedLehtimaki and Others v Cooper SC 29-Jul-2020
Charitable Company- Directors’ Status and Duties
A married couple set up a charitable foundation to assist children in developing countries. When the marriage failed an attempt was made to establish a second foundation with funds from the first, as part of W leaving the Trust. Court approval was . .

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Updated: 14 July 2021; Ref: scu.650962