The Commissioner of Charities shall have the general function of maintaining public confidence through
1. promoting effective use of charitable resources
2. encouraging development of better methods of administration
3. giving charity trustees information on any matter affecting the charity
4. investigating and checking abuses.
There are 5 Sector Administrators to assist the Commissioner of Charities to oversee the charities and IPCs in their sectors. They are as follows:
Charities and IPCs with charitable objectives related to religion, arts & heritage, environmental protection or improvement, animal welfare, or which do not fall neatly under the above sectors are under the office of the Commissioner of Charities.
Click here to view contact information of the 5 Sector Administrators and the Commissioner of Charities.
The Charities Unit was set up on 1 July 2006, to provide secretariat support to the Commissioner of Charities. The Charity Portal is maintained by the Charities Unit.