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Pastor, Church & Law

written by Richard R. Hammar, J.D., LL.M., CPA

Instructional Aids

Volume 4 . Chapter 9

Key Terms

charitable solicitation


copyright notice

derivative work



securities fraud


testamentary gift

Uniform Securities Act

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize that churches are not immune from all forms of government regulation.
  • Understand the application of various financial regulations to churches, including regulation of charitable solicitations, limitations on charitable giving, and securities law.
  • Understand the basic elements of copyright law, and their application to church practices.
  • Understand the application of the Charitable Contribution and Charitable Donation Act to churches.

Short-Answer Questions

1. Are churches immune from all forms of government regulation? Explain. ...

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