Governing document THE ROYAL NATIONAL LIFEBOAT INSTITUTION
Charity number: 209603
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ROYAL CHARTER GRANTED 24/04/1860
AS AMENDED BY SUPPLEMENTAL CHARTER DATED 02/05/1932
AS AMENDED BY SUPPLEMENTAL CHARTER DATED 24/04/1986
AS AMENDED ON 11/02/1998
AS AMENDED ON 16/07/2002
AS AMENDED ON 01/11/2011
3. THE OBJECT OF THE INSTITUTION ("THE OBJECT") SHALL BE TO SAVE LIVES AT SEA AND ON INLAND AND FLOOD WATERS. IN ORDER TO ACHIEVE THE OBJECT, THE POWERS OF THE INSTITUTION SHALL WITHOUT LIMITATION INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
3.1 TO PROMOTE SAFETY AND PROVIDE RELIEF FROM DISASTER AT SEA AND ON INLAND AND FLOOD WATERS;
3.2 TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN MATTERS RELATING TO SAFETY AT SEA AND ON INLAND AND FLOOD WATERS AND IN THE HISTORY AND HERITAGE OF THE INSTITUTION;
3.3 TO PROMOTE THE EFFICIENCY OF RESCUE SERVICES AT SEA AND ON INLAND AND FLOOD WATERS; AND
3.4 TO RELIEVE AND ASSIST THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN SAVING LIVES AT SEA AND ON INLAND AND FLOOD WATERS IN ANY CAPACITY AND WHO ARE IN NEED OF SUCH RELIEF OR ASSISTANCE BY REASON OF POVERTY, DISABILITY, INFIRMITY OR OTHERWISE, AND THE DEPENDENTS.
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PRIMARILY BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY IN AND AROUND THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND, THE ISLE OF MAN, THE CHANNEL ISLANDS AND THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND.