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Public Libraries and Museums Act 1964

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. The public library service

    1. 1. Secretary of State to superintend library service.

    2. 2. National Advisory Councils.

    3. 3. Regional councils for inter-library co-operation.

    4. 4. Library authorities and areas.

    5. 5. Joint boards.

    6. 6. Special provisions as to non-county boroughs and urban districts.

    7. 7. General duty of library authorities.

    8. 8. Restriction on charges for library facilities.

    9. 9. Contributions and grants.

    10. 10. Default powers of Secretary of State.

    11. 11. Supplemental provisions as to transfers of officers, assets and liabilities.

  3. Museums and art galleries

    1. 12. Provision and maintenance of museums and galleries.

    2. 13. Charges for admission to museums and galleries.

    3. 14. Contributions to expenses of museums and galleries.

    4. 15. Power to establish fund for purchase of exhibits.

  4. General

    1. 16. Inquiries.

    2. 17. Annual report.

    3. 18.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. 19. Byelaws.

    5. 20. Use of premises for educational or cultural events.

    6. 21. Expenses of county councils.

    7. 22.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    8. 23. Local Acts.

    9. 24. Isles of Scilly.

    10. 25. Interpretation.

    11. 26.Short title, repeals etc., commencement and extent.

  5. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Superannuation and Other Benefits in Cases of Transfer etc.

      1. 1.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

      2. 2.. . . . . . . . . ....

      3. 3.. . . . . . . . . ....

      4. 4.(1) Where a joint board established under section 5 of...

      5. 5.In this Schedule— . . . . . . “pensions...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Management of Funds for Purchase of Exhibits

      1. Payments into fund

        1. 1.No payment shall be made into the fund (hereinafter referred...

        2. 2.(1) There may be paid into the art fund from...

        3. 3.Where any object previously kept for exhibition in a museum...

      2. Power of investment

        1. 4.Until it is required for the purposes of the art...

        2. 5.Income arising from investments made under paragraph 4 above shall...

        3. 6.. . . . . . . . . ....

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      1. . . . . . . . . . ....

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