Trusts Act 2019
If your charity is a trust, or a trust registered under the Charitable Trusts Act 1957, the duties of your trustees are being clarified.
The Trusts Act 2019 replaces the Trustee Act 1956. The new Act comes into force on 31 January 2021, meaning trustees need to be aware the law that governs their trust has changed slightly.
The new Act aims to improve the governance of trusts by helping trustees understand their legal duties. The Trusts Act 2019 lists mandatory and default duties of trustees. Trustees’ duties are vital to the good