The Charity Commission for England and Wales (Commission) is the registrar and regulator of charities ( www.practicallaw.com/7-506-5262) in England and Wales.
It is a corporate body and a non-ministerial government department.
For detailed information about the role of the Commission and links to the information, services, guidance and forms available from its website ( www.practicallaw.com/5-383-6349) that are likely to be most useful to practitioners, see Practice note, Charity Commission: what it does and where to access its services and guidance ( www.practicallaw.com/4-384-4364) .
For guidance on the Commission's regulatory work and when and how it becomes involved in litigation involving charities, see Practice notes:
For guidance on challenging decisions of the Commission in the First-tier Tribunal (Charity), see Practice note, Charity litigation: overview of the tribunal system ( www.practicallaw.com/8-506-4182) .