The Charitable Purpose
The Charitable purpose of Christ Church Cathedral Dublin (“the Cathedral”) is theadvancement of religion.
The Charitable objects:
(i) The principal function of the Cathedral is to support the advancement of the Christian religion by promoting, through the work of the Cathedral, the whole mission of the Church, pastoral, evangelistic, social and ecumenical. Being open to and engaging with society as a whole and offering support
for those needing help are fundamental to the practical delivery of the benefits of Christianity. As a result of activity in the pursuit of the advancement of the Christian religion, the Cathedral has custody of
property and of records, materials and artefacts of significance to the cultural and religious heritage and maintenance of which is undertaken by the Board.
(ii) No charity trustee as defined by section 2(1) of the Charities Act 2009 shall be appointed to any office of the Cathedral (including membership of the Board) which is paid by salary or fees, or receive any remuneration or otherbenefit in money or money’s worth from the Cathedral. However, nothing
shall prevent any payment in good faith by the Cathedral in respect of:
(a) the performance by the Board of any obligations to repair, maintain and insure each ecclesiastical residence of the Cathedral and to provide for same such carpets, curtains and equipment as may be
determined by regulation of the diocesan councils;
(b) reasonable and proper remuneration to any member or servant of the Cathedral (not being a charity trustee) for any services rendered to the Cathedral;
(c) interest at a rate not exceeding 1% above the Euro Interbank Offered Rate (Euribor) per annum on money lent by charity trustees or other members of the Cathedral to the Cathedral;
(d) reasonable and proper rent for premises demised and let by any member of the Cathedral (including any charity trustee) to the Cathedral;
(e) reasonable and proper out-of-pocket expenses incurred by any charity trustee in connection with his or her attendance to any matter affecting the Cathedral;
(f) fees, remuneration or other benefit in money or money’s worth to any company of which a charity trustee may be a member holding not more than one hundredth part of the issued capital of such Company;
(g) any payment by the Cathedral to a person pursuant to an agreement entered into in compliance with section 89 of the Charities Act, 2009 (as for the time being amended, extended or replaced).