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Museums and Galleries Act 1992

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. The new Boards of Trustees

    1. 1. Establishment, constitution, functions and property etc. of new Boards of Trustees.

    2. 2. The general functions of the new Boards.

    3. 3. Power of the new Boards to form companies.

    4. 4. Acquisition and disposal of pictures and other objects.

    5. 5. Lending and borrowing of pictures and other objects.

  3. Transfers to and from certain institutions

    1. 6. Transfer of objects or related documents between institutions.

    2. 7. Gifts to the nation.

    3. 8. Power to transfer land to governing bodies, and exemption from stamp duty.

  4. Finance, accounts and indemnities

    1. 9. Finance for, and accounts of, certain museums and galleries etc.

    2. 10. Indemnities.

  5. Supplementary provisions

    1. 11. Short title, minor and supplemental provisions, commencement and extent.

  6. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      The Board of Trustees of the National Gallery

      1. Status

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

      2. Membership

        1. 2.(1) The Board shall consist of not less than twelve...

      3. Staff

        1. 3.(1) There shall be a Director of the National Gallery...

      4. Proceedings

        1. 4.(1) Subject to the provisions of this paragraph the Board...

      5. Allowances

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

      6. Instruments

        1. 6.(1) The fixing of the seal of the Board shall...

      7. Reports

        1. 7.(1) The Board shall make to the Lord President of...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      The Board of Trustees of the Tate Gallery

      1. Status

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

      2. Membership

        1. 2.(1) The Board shall consist of twelve members (in this...

      3. Staff

        1. 3.(1) There shall be a Director of the Tate Gallery...

      4. Proceedings

        1. 4.(1) Subject to the provisions of this paragraph the Board...

      5. Allowances

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

      6. Instruments

        1. 6.(1) The fixing of the seal of the Board shall...

      7. Reports

        1. 7.(1) The Board shall make to the Lord President of...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      The Board of Trustees of the National Portrait Gallery

      1. Status

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

      2. Membership

        1. 2.(1) The Board shall consist of sixteen members (in this...

      3. Staff

        1. 3.(1) There shall be a Director of the National Portrait...

      4. Proceedings

        1. 4.(1) Subject to the provisions of this paragraph the Board...

      5. Allowances

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

      6. Instruments

        1. 6.(1) The fixing of the seal of the Board shall...

      7. Reports

        1. 7.(1) The Board shall make to the Lord President of...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      The Board of Trustees of the Wallace Collection

      1. Status

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

      2. Membership

        1. 2.(1) The Board shall consist of at least six members...

      3. Staff

        1. 3.(1) There shall be a Director of the Wallace Collection...

      4. Proceedings

        1. 4.(1) Subject to the provisions of this paragraph the Board...

      5. Allowances

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

      6. Instruments

        1. 6.(1) The fixing of the seal of the Board shall...

      7. Reports

        1. 7.(1) The Board shall make to the Lord President of...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Transfers to and from certain collections

      1. Part I Transferors and transferees

        1. The Board of Trustees of the Armouries The British Library...

      2. Part II Transferees only

        1. The Court of Governors of the National Library of Wales...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Bodies to whom land may be transferred

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Bodies to whom grants are payable

      1. Part I By the Lord President of the Council

        1. Museums and galleries

          1. The Trustees of the British Museum The Trustees of the...

        2. Other institutions

          1. The Museums and Galleries Commission

      2. Part II By the Secretary of State

        1. The Court of Governors of the National Library of Wales...

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      Minor and consequential provisions

      1. Part I The British Museum and the British Museum (Natural History)

        1. British Museum (Natural History): change of name

          1. 1.(1) The body corporate established by section 8 of the...

        2. Transfer of certain Ministerial functions

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

        3. The British Museum (Purchase of Land) Act 1894

          1. 3.(1) Section 2 of the British Museum (Purchase of Land)...

        4. The Charities Act 1960

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

        5. The British Museum Act 1963

          1. 5.In consequence of section 6 of this Act, in the...

      2. Part II Miscellaneous amendments

        1. The National Galleries of Scotland Act 1906

          1. 6.(1) In section 4C of the National Galleries of Scotland...

        2. The Imperial War Museum Act 1920

          1. 7.(1) In section 2 of the Imperial War Museum Act...

        3. The National Maritime Museum Act 1934

          1. 8.(1) In section 5 of the National Maritime Museum Act...

        4. The Imperial War Museum Act 1955

          1. 9.(1) In section 2 of the Imperial War Museum Act...

        5. The Charities Act 1960

          1. 10.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        6. The Museum of London Act 1965

          1. 11.In section 7 of the Museum of London Act 1965...

        7. The British Library Act 1972

          1. 12.(1) In paragraph 11(4) of the Schedule to the British...

        8. The National Heritage Act 1983

          1. 13.(1) In paragraph (c) of sections 6(3), 14(3) and 20(3)...

        9. The National Heritage (Scotland) Act 1985

          1. 14.(1) In section 3(2) of the National Heritage (Scotland) Act...

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      Enactments repealed

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