The document below was derived from a Model governing document. You should think carefully about your objects. It is advisable to concentrate on your main objective, since, when seeking registration you will be required to show evidence (receipts) of working in the areas claimed.
The Companies Act 1985 and 1989
Limited by Guarantee and not having
of Association of
MAX ENERGY LIMITED
(a) to advance the education of the public concerning renewable energy or energy from nature, by example or other means;
(b) to advance the education of the public concerning pollution and the environment, by example or other means;
(c) the protection of the natural environment for future generations;
(d) to advance the education of the public in conservation matters;
(e) the conservation of our heritage and archaeological evidence for the benefit of future generations;
(f) to support projects in the above categories (a) to (e).
notes, bills, cheques and other instruments, and to
operate bank accounts in the name of the Charity;
(b) to raise funds and to invite and receive
contributions: provided that in
raising funds the Charity shall not undertake any
substantial permanent trading activities and shall conform to any relevant
to acquire, alter, improve and (subject to such consents as may be
required by law) to charge or otherwise dispose of property;
(d) subject to clause 5 below to employ such staff, who shall not be directors of the Charity (hereinafter referred to as “the Trustees”), as are necessary for the proper pursuit of the Objects and to make all reasonable and necessary provision for the payment of pensions and superannuation to staff and their dependants;
(e) to establish or support any charitable trusts, special projects, associations or institutions formed for all or any of the Objects;
to co-operate with other charities, voluntary bodies, special
projects and statutory authorities operating in furtherance of the Objects
or similar charitable purposes and to exchange information and advice with
to pay out of funds of the Charity the costs, charges and expenses
of and incidental to the formation and registration of the Charity;
(h) to do all such other lawful things as are necessary for the achievement of the Objects.
(1) of the usual professional charges for business done by any trustee who is a solicitor, accountant, planner, designer, engineer, manager or other professional person engaged in a profession, or by a partner of his or hers, when instructed by the Charity to act in a professional capacity on its behalf: Provided that at no time shall a majority of the trustees benefit under this provision and that a trustee shall withdraw from any meeting at which his or her appointment or remuneration, or that of his or her partner are under discussion;
(2) of reasonable or proper remuneration for any services rendered to the Charity by any member, officer or servant of the Charity who is not a trustee;
(3) of interest on money lent by any member of the Charity or trustee at a reasonable and proper rate per annum not exceeding 2 per cent less than the published base lending rate of a clearing bank to be selected by the trustees;
(4) of fees, remuneration or other benefit in money or money’s worth to any company of which a trustee may also be a member holding not more than 1/100th part of the issued capital of that company;
(5) of reasonable and proper rent for premises demised or let by any member of the Company or a trustee;
(6) to any trustee of reasonable out-of-pocket expenses.
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