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The legal requirements for governing documents

An organisation must submit a governing document as part of its application to register as a charity with the ACNC. Learn more in this video.

An organisation must submit a governing document (also called a constitution, rules or a trust deed) as part of its application to register as a charity with the ACNC.

This video examines what your organisation’s governing document should contain, and the format it should be in.

Having your governing document contain the right details and in a style suitable for the organisation’s legal structure will ensure the ACNC does not need to return it to you to fix and resubmit.

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