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CONSTITUTION ADOPTED DECEMBER 1996 AS AMENDED ON THE 14 MAY 2003 AND 4 NOVEMBER 2009
(A) FOR THE BENEFIT OF PERSONS IN THE NORTH EAST OF ENGLAND (HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS THE 'AREA OF BENEFIT') PARTICULARLY TO WORK TOWARDS THE PROMOTION OF RACIAL HARMONY, TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC AND TO PROMOTE EQUALITY OF OPPORTUNITY AND GOOD RELATIONS BETWEEN PERSONS OF DIFFERENT RACIAL GROUPS.
(B) TO PROMOTE THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS OF THE AREA OF BENEFIT WITHOUT DISTINCTION OF SEX OR POLITICAL, RELIGIOUS OR OTHER OPINIONS BY ASSOCIATING THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES, VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS AND THE INHABITANTS IN A COMMON EFFORT TO ADVANCE EDUCATION AND TO PROVIDE FACILITIES IN THE INTEREST OF SOCIAL WELFARE FOR RECREATION AND LEISURE-TIME OCCUPATION WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE OF THE SAID INHABITANTS.
(C) THE RELIEF OF POVERTY, SICKNESS AND DISTRESS, IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY, BY PROVIDING SUPPORT AND OTHER ASSISTANCE IN MATTERS SUCH AS MONEY, DEBTS, WELFARE BENEFITS, HOUSING, HEALTH, EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT TO REFUGEES AND ASYLUM SEEKERS WITHIN THE AREA OF BENEFIT.
Area of benefit
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