Charities Act 2009
Expenses of investigation of affairs of charitable organisation.
67.— (1) The expenses of and incidental to an investigation by an inspector shall be paid by the Authority.
(2) Where a person is—
( a) convicted on indictment of an offence in proceedings brought as a consequence of an investigation, or
( b) ordered to pay damages or restore any property in proceedings brought as a consequence of an investigation,
the court in those proceedings may order the person to pay to the Authority such sum as it shall specify not exceeding any amount paid by the Authority under subsection (1) in respect of that investigation.