The International Journal
of Not-for-Profit Law

Volume 2, Issue 1, May 1999

A quarterly publication of the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law

Table of Contents

Letter from the Editor

Agenda

European Civil Society in the 21st Century: Standards and Mechanism for Regulating "Public Benefit" Organizations

Keynote Speech: The Role of the Charity Commission
Richard Fries

Plenary

What is "Public Benefit" Under Common Law and Civil Law Approaches?
Debra Morris and Wino van Veen

Who Decides What Organizations Qualitfy?
Ulrich Drobnig and Michael Boyadjiev

What Level of Accountability/Regulation is Appropriate?
Petr Pajas and Nilda Bullain

What (Tax and Other) Benefits are Available to Public Benefit Organizations?
Paul Bater and Maciej Juszczynski

Working Groups on Public Benefit

Group 1: Definitions and Terminology

Group 2: Decision Makers - Registration

Group 3: Accountability

Group 4: Government Subventions and Tax Benefits

Special Papers on Public Benefit

Why Advance the Legislation on Public Benefit Activities in the Ukraine?
Alexander Vinnikov

Recognition of Public Benefit in Legal Systems of Several Nations
Petr Pajas

Draft Law of Georgia on Charitable Activity and Charitable Organizations
Petr Pajas

Public Benefit Status in the Netherlands
Dr. Wino J.M. van Veen

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The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law, ISSN 1556-5157, is a forum for the discussion of civil society, philanthropy, nongovernmental organizations, and the law, published quarterly by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law. Based in Washington, D.C., the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law promotes an enabling environment for civil society and public participation around the world.
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