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An Act to amend the Law with respect to the Management of the Imperial Institute.
[28th May 1925]
Whereas by theM1 Imperial Institute (Transfer) Act 1902 (hereinafter called “the Act of 1902”) as amended by theM2 Imperial Institute (Management) Act 1916 (hereinafter called “the Act of 1916”) the management of the Imperial Institute is carried on under the Secretary of State for the Colonies by an Executive Council constituted in accordance with the provisions of the Act of 1916 for the purposes mentioned in the Act of 1902 and such other similar purposes as the Secretary of State for the Colonies may determine having regard to the commercial industrial and educational interests of the Empire:
And whereas the Imperial Institute Building and the Endowment Fund mentioned in the Act of 1902 are vested in a body of trustees called the Imperial Institute Trustees and the income of the said fund is payable by the said trustees to the Secretary of State for the Colonies and the Imperial Institute Building is under his management:
And whereas various other property rights obligations debts or liabilities in connection with the Imperial Institute have become the property rights obligations debts or liabilities of the Secretary of State for the Colonies:
And whereas by Royal Charter dated the twelfth day of June nineteen hundred and nineteen a body was incorporated by the name of the Imperial Mineral Resources Bureau for the purposes mentioned in the Charter:
And whereas the future of the Imperial Institute and of the Imperial Mineral Resources Bureau was discussed at an Imperial Economic Conference held in London in the year nineteen hundred and twenty-three:
And whereas certain resolutions were adopted at that Conference recommending to the Governments represented thereon the amalgamation of the above bodies the making of further arrangements in regard to the management of the amalgamated body and annual contributions towards the expenses of the Imperial Institute for a period of five years out of moneys provided by Parliament of nine thousand pounds by the Governments of the self-governing Dominions and India of eight thousand pounds and by the Governments of the Colonies and Protectorates of eight thousand pounds:
And whereas it is desirable to empower the governing body hereinafter constituted of the Imperial Institute in co-operation with the Governments represented at that Conference or such of them as for the time being may be making contributions for the purpose to maintain in the Exhibition Galleries of the Imperial Institute exhibitions illustrative of the resources and development of the Empire to accept and expend any additional contributions towards the maintenance of such galleries and exhibitions which may be provided by Parliament and the other Governments aforesaid for that purpose and where practicable to organise from time to time temporary exhibitions of a similar nature elsewhere:
And whereas it is desirable to make provision that certain accommodation in the Imperial Institute building which has been allocated to the use of the Northbrook Society shall continue to be used for Indian purposes:
And whereas for enabling effect to be given to the said recommendations and purposes it is expedient that the provisions hereinafter contained should have effect:
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