Cornwall Community Land Trust
Cornwall Community Land Trust is a charity, registered as a not-for-profit Community Benefit Society.
Below is an extract from our governing rules, and which describes our objects and purpose. A full copy of our governing rules is available on request.
NAME AND OBJECTS
1. The name of the registered society shall be Cornwall CLT Limited (“the association”).
2. The association is formed for the benefit of the Community of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly and its surrounding area (the area of benefit).
2.1 Its objects (the "objects") shall be to carry on for the benefit of the Community:
2.1.1 the relief of poverty through the provision of housing, accommodation and amenities, including through the provision of Social Housing;
2.1.2 the advancement of education and relief of poverty through the promotion and encouragement of Community involvement in regeneration and development within the meaning of s126 of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996;
2.1.3 the protection, conservation, restoration and enhancement of the environment through the purchase, lease and management (including farming) of land;
2.1.4 the relief of need for the public benefit, including those in need by reason of youth, age, ill health, disability or financial hardship through the provision of land, amenities or services, the provision, construction, repair or improvement of buildings for collective or individual members of the community, either exclusively or together with other persons;
2.1.5 the provision of services for the relief of need for the public benefit including those in need by reason of youth, age, ill health, disability or financial hardship for owners or occupiers of houses in arranging or carrying out the works of maintenance, repair or improvement, or encouraging or facilitating the carrying out of such works;
2.1.6 the provision of facilities for sport, recreation or other physical activity or other leisure time occupation in the interests of social welfare with the object of improving their conditions of life;
2.1.7 the advancement of education and developing and promoting best practice concerning charitable Community Land Trusts;
2.1.8 any other charitable object for the benefit of the Community that can be carried out as the board may decide from time to time.
3. The association shall not trade for profit.
4. Nothing shall be paid or transferred by way of profit to members of the association.