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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Victoria and Albert Museum

    1. 1. Establishment of Board of Trustees.

    2. 2. The Board’s general functions.

    3. 3. Power of Board to form companies.

    4. 4. Initial vesting in Board.

    5. 5. Certain gifts vesting on or after vesting day.

    6. 6. Acquisition and disposal of objects.

    7. 7. Lending and borrowing of objects.

    8. 8. Finance.

  3. Science Museum

    1. 9. Establishment of Board of Trustees.

    2. 10. The Board’s general functions.

    3. 11. Power of Board to form companies.

    4. 12. Initial vesting in Board.

    5. 13. Certain gifts vesting on or after vesting day.

    6. 14. Acquisition and disposal of objects.

    7. 15. Lending and borrowing of objects.

    8. 16.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  4. Armouries

    1. 17. Establishment of Board of Trustees.

    2. 18. The Board’s general functions.

    3. 18A. Power of Board to form companies.

    4. 19. Initial vesting in Board.

    5. 20. Acquisition and disposal of objects.

    6. 21. Lending and borrowing of objects.

    7. 22. Finance.

  5. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

    1. 23. Establishment of Board of Trustees.

    2. 24. The Board’s general functions.

    3. 25. Power of Board to form companies.

    4. 26. Initial vesting in Board.

    5. 27. Acquisition and disposal of objects.

    6. 28. Lending and borrowing of objects.

    7. 29. Finance.

  6. Armed Forces museums

    1. 30. Grants by Secretary of State.

    2. 31. Designated institutions.

  7. The Royal Naval College

    1. 31A. Grants for preservation of Royal Naval College site.

  8. Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England

    1. 32. Establishment of Commission.

    2. 33. The Commission’s general functions.

    3. 33A. Functions relating to foreign monuments and buildings

    4. 33B. Powers to exploit intangible assets

    5. 33C. Assistance in relation to protected wrecks

    6. 34. Commission to exercise certain ministerial functions.

    7. 35. Power of Commission to form companies.

    8. 36. Records: powers of entry.

    9. 37. Monuments etc. partly situated in England.

    10. 38. Finance.

  9. General

    1. 39. Dissolution of certain bodies.

    2. 40. Amendments and repeals.

    3. 41. Commencement.

    4. 42. Extent.

    5. 43. Short title.

  10. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      The Boards

      1. Part I Victoria and Albert Museum

        1. Status

          1. 1.The Board of Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum...

          2. 2.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (3), the Board shall not be...

        2. Membership

          1. 3.(1) The Board shall consist of not less than 12...

        3. Staff

          1. 4.(1) There shall be a Director of the Victoria and...

          2. 5.(1) The Board shall make, not later than such date...

        4. Proceedings

          1. 6.(1) The Board may regulate their own procedure (including, subject...

        5. Allowances

          1. 7.The Board may pay to each of the trustees and...

        6. Instruments

          1. 8.(1) The fixing of the seal of the Board shall...

        7. Finance

          1. 9.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        8. Reports

          1. 10.(1) The Board shall make to the Secretary of State...

      2. Part II Science Museum

        1. Status

          1. 11.The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum shall be...

          2. 12.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (3), the Board shall not be...

        2. Membership

          1. 13.(1) The Board shall consist of not less than 12...

        3. Staff

          1. 14.(1) There shall be a Director of the Science Museum...

          2. 15.(1) The Board shall make, not later than such date...

        4. Proceedings

          1. 16.(1) The Board may regulate their own procedure (including, subject...

        5. Allowances

          1. 17.The Board may pay to each of the trustees and...

        6. Instruments

          1. 18.(1) The fixing of the seal of the Board shall...

        7. Finance

          1. 19.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        8. Reports

          1. 20.(1) The Board shall make to the Secretary of State...

      3. Part III Armouries

        1. Status

          1. 21.The Board of Trustees of the Armouries shall be a...

          2. 22.(1) The Board shall not be regarded as the servant...

        2. Membership

          1. 23.(1) The Board shall consist of not less than 6...

        3. Staff

          1. 24.(1) There shall be a Master of the Armouries who...

          2. 25.(1) The Board shall make, not later than such date...

        4. Proceedings

          1. 26.(1) The Board may regulate their own procedure (including, subject...

        5. Allowances

          1. 27.The Board may pay to each of the trustees and...

        6. Instruments

          1. 28.(1) The fixing of the seal of the Board shall...

        7. Accounts

          1. 29.(1) The Board shall keep proper accounts and proper records...

        8. Information

          1. 30.(1) The Board shall make to the Secretary of State...

      4. Part IV Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

        1. Status

          1. 31.The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew...

          2. 32.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (3), the Board shall not be...

        2. Membership

          1. 33.(1) The Board shall consist of 12 members (referred to...

        3. Staff

          1. 34.(1) There shall be a Director of the Royal Botanic...

          2. 35.(1) The Board shall make, not later than such date...

        4. Proceedings

          1. 36.(1) The Board may regulate their own procedure (including, subject...

        5. Allowances

          1. 37.The Board may pay to each of the trustees and...

        6. Instruments

          1. 38.(1) The fixing of the seal of the Board shall...

        7. Accounts

          1. 39.(1) The Board shall keep proper accounts and proper records...

        8. Information

          1. 40.(1) The Board shall make to the Secretary of State...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Armed Forces Museums

      1. Introduction

        1. 1.In this Schedule references to a designated institution are to...

      2. Offer of employment

        1. 2.(1) The governing body of a designated institution shall make,...

      3. Superannuation

        1. 3.Employment with the governing body of a designated institution shall...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      The Commission

      1. Status

        1. 1.The Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England shall be...

        2. 2.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (3), the Commission shall not be...

      2. Membership

        1. 3.(1) The Commission shall consist of not less than 8...

      3. Staff

        1. 4.(1) There shall be a chief officer of the Commission...

        2. 5.(1) The Commission shall make, not later than such date...

      4. Proceedings

        1. 6.Subject to the following provisions of this Schedule, the Commission...

        2. 7.(1) A member of the Commission who is in any...

        3. 8.The validity of any proceedings of the Commission shall not...

      5. Committees

        1. 9.(1) The Commission shall constitute at least one committee to...

      6. Instruments

        1. 10.(1) The fixing of the seal of the Commission shall...

      7. Members’ remuneration

        1. 11.(1) The Commission shall pay to members of the Commission...

      8. Accounts

        1. 12.(1) The Commission shall keep proper accounts and proper records...

      9. Information

        1. 13.(1) The Commission shall make to the Secretary of State,...

      10. House of Commons disqualification

        1. 14.In Part III of Schedule 1 to the House of...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      The Commission: Amendments

      1. Historic Buildings and Ancient Monuments Act 1953 (c. 49)

        1. 1.In the Historic Buildings and Ancient Monuments Act 1953 (“the...

        2. 2.At the end of section 3 of the 1953 Act...

        3. 3.After section 3 of the 1953 Act there shall be...

        4. 4.In section 4(1) of the 1953 Act (grants and loans...

        5. 5.(1) Section 4A of the 1953 Act (recovery of grants)...

        6. 6.(1) Section 5 of the 1953 Act (acquisition by Secretary...

        7. 7.After section 5 of the 1953 Act there shall be...

        8. 8.At the end of section 6 of the 1953 Act...

        9. 9.At the end of section 8 of the 1953 Act...

        10. 10.After section 8 of the 1953 Act there shall be...

        11. 11.(1) In section 9(1) of the 1953 Act (meaning of...

      2. Pastoral Measure 1968 (No. 1)

        1. 12.(1) Section 66 of the Pastoral Measure 1968 (transfer of...

      3. Redundant Churches and Other Religious Buildings Act 1969 (c. 22)

        1. 13.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. 14.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. Town and Country Planning Act 1971 (c. 78)

        1. 15—17.. . . . . . . . . ....

        2. 18.. . . . . . . . . ....

        3. 19—21.. . . . . . . . . ....

      5. Town and Country Planning (Amendment) Act 1972 (c. 42)

        1. 22.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

        2. 23, 24.. . . . . . . . . ....

      6. Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979 (c. 46)

        1. 25.(1) In the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979...

        2. 26.After section 1 of the 1979 Act there shall be...

        3. 27.(1) In section 2(5) of the 1979 Act (conditions attached...

        4. 28.(1) Section 3 of the 1979 Act (grant of scheduled...

        5. 29.At the end of section 4(3) of the 1979 Act...

        6. 30.At the end of section 5 of the 1979 Act...

        7. 31.(1) At the end of section 6(5) of the 1979...

        8. 32.After section 6 of the 1979 Act there shall be...

        9. 33.In section 7(1) of the 1979 Act (compensation payable by...

        10. 34.(1) Section 8 of the 1979 Act (recovery of compensation)...

        11. 35.In section 9(1) of the 1979 Act (compensation payable by...

        12. 36.At the end of section 10(1) of the 1979 Act...

        13. 37.(1) Section 11 of the 1979 Act (acquisition by agreement...

        14. 38.(1) Section 12 of the 1979 Act (power to place...

        15. 39.(1) Section 13 of the 1979 Act (effect of guardianship)...

        16. 40.(1) Section 14 of the 1979 Act (termination of guardianship)...

        17. 41.(1) Section 15 of the 1979 Act (acquisition and guardianship...

        18. 42.(1) Section 16 of the 1979 Act (acquisition of easements...

        19. 43.(1) Section 17 of the 1979 Act (agreements concerning ancient...

        20. 44.(1) Section 18 of the 1979 Act (powers of limited...

        21. 45.(1) Section 19 of the 1979 Act (public access to...

        22. 46.(1) Section 20 of the 1979 Act (provision of facilities...

        23. 47.(1) Section 21 of the 1979 Act (transfer of ancient...

        24. 48.(1) Section 24 of the 1979 Act (expenditure by Secretary...

        25. 49.(1) Section 25 of the 1979 Act (advice and superintendence...

        26. 50.In section 28(3) of the 1979 Act (offences: meaning of...

        27. 51.In section 29 of the 1979 Act (compensation orders) after...

        28. 52.(1) Section 30 of the 1979 Act (disposal of land...

        29. 53.In section 32(3) of the 1979 Act (interpretation of Part...

        30. 54.(1) Section 33 of the 1979 Act (designation of areas...

        31. 55.(1) Section 34 of the 1979 Act (investigating authorities) shall...

        32. 56.In section 37 of the 1979 Act (exemptions from certain...

        33. 57.(1) Section 38 of the 1979 Act (power of investigating...

        34. 58.In section 39 of the 1979 Act (power of investigating...

        35. 59.In section 41(2) of the 1979 Act (interpretation of Part...

        36. 60.(1) Section 42 of the 1979 Act (restrictions on use...

        37. 61.(1) Section 45 of the 1979 Act (expenditure on archaeological...

        38. 62.(1) Section 46 of the 1979 Act (compensation for certain...

        39. 63.(1) Section 49 of the 1979 Act (grants by Secretary...

        40. 64.In section 53(3) or the 1979 Act (monuments in territorial...

        41. 65.In section 54(1)(b) of the 1979 Act (treatment and preservation...

        42. 66.In section 57(1) of the 1979 Act (power to require...

        43. 67.(1) Section 61 of the 1979 Act (interpretation) shall be...

        44. 68.(1) Schedule 1 to the 1979 Act (control of works...

        45. 69.(1) Schedule 2 to the 1979 Act (designation orders) shall...

      7. Pastoral Measure 1983 (No. 1)

        1. 70.(1) Section 66 of the Pastoral Measure 1983 (transfer of...

      8. Interpretation

        1. 71.A reference in any paragraph of this Schedule to the...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Minor and Consequential Amendments

      1. National Gallery and Tate Gallery Act 1954 (c. 65)

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

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

      2. Public Records Act 1958 (c. 51)

        1. 3.In Part II of the Table in paragraph 3 of...

      3. Charities Act 1960 (c. 58)

        1. 4.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. British Museum Act 1963 (c. 24)

        1. 5.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. 6.. . . . . . . . . ....

      5. British Library Act 1972 (c. 54)

        1. 7.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Repeals

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