charitable purpose

charitable purpose
A purpose in making a gift which comes within the definition of the term "charity"; a purpose evidenced by concrete, practical, objective charity, manifested in things actually done for the relief of the unfortunate and the alleviation of suffering, or in some work of practical philanthropy, as contrasted with the sentimental or ethical viewpoint. Scottish Rite Bldg. Co. v Lancaster County, 106 Neb 95, 182 NW 574, 17 ALR 1020, 1023. See charity.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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