Details of the type of governing document the charity has and when it was established. It is not the full text of the charity's governing document.
MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 24/01/1986
AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 05/10/1996
AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 09/11/2004
NOW ARTICLES ADOPTED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION DATED 02/11/2010
AS AMENDED BY CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION ON CHANGE OF NAME DATED 22/11/2010
AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 02/07/2013
AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 12/11/2013 AS AMENDED ON 04 APR 2019 AS AMENDED ON 13 NOV 2018
AS AMENDED BY CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION ON CHANGE OF NAME DATED 20 APR 2019 as amended on 10 Feb 2020
1.1 The Objects of the Charity are:
(a) The relief of financial hardship and other forms of distress in the designated area through the provision of legal and other advisory representation and information services to people who could not otherwise obtain them through lack of means
(b) The advancement of education among people resident or working in the designated area in respect of the law and the administration of justice, having regard especially to those areas of law which are of particular concern to people experiencing financial hardship or other forms of distress.
(c) The advancement of such other charitable purposes as are beneficial to the community for persons resident or working in the designated area
1.2 This provision may be amended by special resolution but only with the prior written consent of the Commission.
Area of benefit
The area the charity can operate in, as set out in its governing document.
BATH AND NORTH EAST SOMERSET, BRISTOL, NORTH SOMERSET, SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE, CORNWALL, DEVON, DORSET, SOMERSET, GLOUCESTERSHIRE AND WILTSHIRE