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ACNC Enters Second Enforceable Undertaking With Muslim Charity

The national charity regulator has entered into a second enforceable undertaking with the Australian Federation of Islamic Councils, also known as Muslims Australia, after significant outstanding compliance issues were not addressed.

The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) has had an ongoing investigation into the activities and operations of AFIC. The ACNC first entered into an enforceable undertaking with AFIC in August 2016 where an independent auditor was appointed to examine the charity’s governance and record keeping practices.

The ACNC said the enforceable undertaking set out a series of actions that AFIC must take to maintain registration as a charity. The undertaking is enforceable by the courts.

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