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HOHO1 Rev 0 Issue A
Sue Long
2221
Date as postmark
GUIDANCE NOTES TO APPLY FOR HOUSE TO HOUSE COLLECTION LICENCE
1. Please complete the enclosed application.
2. For consideration of an application for a House to House Collection licence the following
documents must accompany the application form:-
a) Proof that the collection is bonafide by way of a letter on their official notepaper from
the Charity on whose behalf the collection is to take place.
b) The recent accounts of any charity which is to benefit.
3. The application package must be submitted no more than six months and no later than
one month in advance of the requested collection period.
4. The Council, upon receipt of such application, will carry out whatever investigations
they consider necessary before determining the application. The collection may not
proceed until the permit is granted, which will be for a maximum of one month at a time
and no more than three times in any one year.
5. The Council has the discretion to request submission of accounts for the House to
House Collection if they wish.
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HOHO1 Rev 0 Issue A
BRAINTREE DISTRICT COUNCIL
HOUSE TO HOUSE COLLECTIONS ACT 1939
HOUSE TO HOUSE COLLECTIONS REGULATIONS 1947
APPLICATION FOR A LICENCE
TO
In pursuance of Section 2 of the House to House Collections Act 1939, I hereby apply for a licence allowing
me to promote the collection, of which particulars are given below.
Signed ………………………………………... Dated ………………………
PARTICULARS OF COLLECTION
1. Surname of applicant (in block letters) ……………………………………………..
Other names ………………………………………
2. Address of applicant
……………………………………………………………………………………………………..
Daytime telephone number …………………………………………
3. Particulars of charitable purposes to which proceeds of collection are to be applied.
(Full particulars should be given and the most recent account of any charity which is to
benefit should be enclosed.)
……………………………………………………………………………………………………
……………………………………………………………………………………………………..
4. Over what parts of the area is it proposed that the collection should extend?
……………………………………………………………………………………………………..
5. During what period of the year is it proposed that the collection should be made?
……………………………………………………………………………………………………...
6. Is it proposed to collection money? YES/NO
7. Is it proposed to collect other property? If so, of what nature and is it proposed to sell such property
or to give it away to use it?
………………………………………………………………………………………………….
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8. Approximately how many persons is it proposed to authorise to act as collectors in the area of the
authority to which the application is addressed?
……………………………………………………………………………………………………..
9. Is it proposed that remuneration should be paid out of the proceeds of the collection
a) to collectors?
b) to other persons?
If so, at what rates and to what classes of persons?
a) ……………………………………………………………………………………………
b) ……………………………………………………………………………………………
10. Is application being made for licences for collections for the same purpose in other areas?
If so, what authorities?
……………………………………………………………………………………………………...
And, approximately, how many persons in all is it proposed to authorise to act as collectors?
………………………………………………………..
11. Has the applicant, or to the knowledge of the applicant, anyone associated with the promotion of the
collection, been refused a licence or order under the Act, or had a licence or order revoked? If so,
give particulars.
……………………………………………………………………………………………………
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12. Is it proposed to promote this collection in conjunction with a street collection? If so, is it desired that
the accounts of this collection should be combined wholly or in part with the amount of the street
collection?
……………………………………………………………………………………………………...
13. If the collection is for a War Charity, state if such charity has been registered or exempted from
registration under the War Charities Act, 1940 and give name of registration authority and date of
registration or exemption.
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