Charity Commission denies gun club application for charity status

February 13, 2015 | By: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Mark Blumberg
Topics: News

In an interesting decision the Charity Commission of England and Wales decided that a gun club should not be registered as a UK charity as it "existed primarily for civilian competition and recreation shooting for the benefit of members rather than for the defence of the realm as to which there was little or no connection."

Here is the decision: Cambridgeshire Target Shooting Association – Application for Registration Decision of the Commission dated 02 February 2015 

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