The Preamble to the Charitable Uses Act 1601

The following purposes have been found to be analogous to the purposes set out in the Preamble:

  •  The provision of public works and services;
  • The provision of public amenities:
  • The protection of life and property;
  • The preservation of public order;
  • The defence of the realm;
  • The promotion of the sound development and administration of the law;
  • The social relief, resettlement and rehabilitation of persons under a disability and deprivation;
  • The promotion of certain patriotic purposes;
  • The promotion of health and the relief of sick, ill and disabled people;
  • The care, upbringing and establishment in life of children and young people;
  • The training and retraining of and finding work opportunities for unemployed people.