Legal Duties

An overview of the legal environment for voluntary and community organisations.

Members of the Management Committee of are equally  responsible in law for the actions and decisions of the committee.  They are responsible for ensuring that the organisation complies with the law in all aspects of its work, this may include a wide range of activities from finance to service delivery aspects such as insurance, food hygiene or child protection.  There is a wide range of different information on the DIY Committee Guide in relation to the different aspects of legal responsibility.  Please see below for a few of the common issues and use the search facility for more detailed information on a particular aspect of the law. 

  • Charity Legislation
  • Charity Finance and Accounting
  • Safeguarding
  • Health and Safety
  • Equality Legislation