Charities Act, 1961

Power to apply to High Court for directions.

51.—(1) In every case of a breach or supposed breach of any trust for charitable purposes or whenever the direction or order of the High Court is considered necessary for the administration of any trust for charitable purposes, the Board or, with the consent of the Attorney General, any person may apply to the Court for such relief as the nature of the case may require and the Court may make such order thereon as the Court thinks fit.

(2) Where any of the circumstances specified in subsection (1) of section 47 exist in relation to a charitable gift which is the subject of an application under this section, the Court may, if it thinks fit, on such application, frame a scheme for the application cy-près of the property comprised in the charitable gift.