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National Heritage (Scotland) Act 1985

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I National Museums of Scotland

    1. 1. Establishment of Board of Trustees.

    2. 2. The Board’s general functions.

    3. 3. General powers of Board.

    4. 4. Museum of Scotland.

    5. 5. Power of Board to form companies.

    6. 6. Initial vesting in Board.

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

    8. 8. Acquisition and disposal of objects.

    9. 9. Lending and borrowing of objects.

  3. Part II Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

    1. 10. Establishment of Board of Trustees.

    2. 11. The Board’s general functions.

    3. 12. Powers of the Board.

    4. 13. Limitations on Board’s powers.

    5. 14. Power of Board to form companies.

    6. 15. Initial vesting in Board.

  4. Part III The National Galleries of Scotland

    1. 16. Purposes of Board of National Galleries.

    2. 17. Further provision as to Board of National Galleries.

  5. Part IV The National Library of Scotland

    1. 18. Provisions as to National Library of Scotland.

  6. Part V Public Records

    1. 19. Amendment of Public Records (Scotland) Act.

  7. Part VI Miscellaneous and General

    1. 20. Exemption of Boards from rates.

    2. 21. Amendment of Historic Buildings and Ancient Monuments Act 1953.49.

    3. 22. Finance.

    4. 23. Power of Secretary of State to make grants.

    5. 24. Amendments and repeals.

    6. 25. Commencement, citation and extent.

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. Schedule 1

      The Boards

      1. Part I National Museums of Scotland

        1. Status

          1. 1.The Board of Trustees of the National Museums of Scotland...

          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 9...

        3. Staff

          1. 4.(1) There shall be a Director of the National Museums...

          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.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        7. Accounts

          1. 9.(1) The Board shall keep proper accounts and proper records...

        8. Reports

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

      2. Part II Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

        1. Status

          1. 11.The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh...

          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 5...

        3. Staff

          1. 14.(1) There shall be a Keeper of the Royal Botanic...

          2. 15.(1) The Board may appoint such employees as the Board...

          3. 16.(1) The Board shall make, not later than such date...

        4. Proceedings

          1. 17.(1) The Board may regulate their own procedure (including, subject...

        5. Allowances

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

        6. Instruments

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

        7. Accounts

          1. 20.(1) The Board shall keep proper accounts and proper records...

        8. Information

          1. 21.(1) The Board shall make to the Secretary of State...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      1. Part I Minor and Consequential Amendments

        1. The National Galleries of Scotland Act 1906 (c. 50)

          1. 1.In section 7 (which relates, among other things, to finance),...

        2. The National Gallery and Tate Gallery Act 1954 (c. 65)

          1. 2.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        3. The Museums and Galleries Admission Charges Act 1972 (c. 73)

          1. 3.In section (1) (which relates to admission charges) for the...

        4. The Capital Transfer Tax 1984 (c. 51)

          1. 4.In Schedule 3 (which relates to exempt transfers), for the...

      2. Part II Repeals

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