The Regulatory Environment

This page provides information on the regulatory framework that impacts on Community and Voluntary Organisations in the Charities Sector in Ireland.

DFI have developed services that have been purposely designed to support, and to advise DFI member organisations in this Regulatory Environment.  Services such as DFI Organisation Healthcheck (click here) and PQASSO Practical Quality Assurance System (click here) can assist organisations to ensure they are compliant with regulations.

If you require more information of any of this information, please contact your DFI Support Officer, contact details here

 

Charity Regulation: New Charities Regulatory Authority Announced »»

Charity Regulation: New Charities Regulatory Authority Announced New Charities Regulatory Authority Announced On 17th January 2014, the Minister for Justice, Alan Shatter TD., announced the establishment of a Charities Regulatory Authority.  The interim...


Guiding Principles for Fundraising »»

Guiding Principles for Fundraising Code of Good Practice Since July 2011, all organisations that engage in fundraising must now develop a Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising and put it into practice in all fundraising...


Regulation of Lobbying Bill 2013 »»

Regulation of Lobbying Bill 2013 Department of Public Expenditure and Reform In April 2013, the Minister of Public Expenditure and Reform approved the draft of a Bill to put the regulation of lobbyists on a statutory footing. ...


Standards in Public Office (SIPO) Commission »»

Standards in Public Office (SIPO) Commission The Standards in Public Office Commission is an independent body established in December 2001 by the Standards in Public Office Act 2001.  It has six members and is chaired by a former Judge...


The Governance Code »»

The Governance Code A Code of Practice This is a Code of Practice for Good Governance of Community, Voluntary and Charitable Organisations in Ireland which has been created for the sector by the...


Keeping the Books »»

Keeping the  Books   DFI has joined forces with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CPA) to produce a series of best practice guides on financial management policies and procedures. The series of guides aims...


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