- Latest available (Revised)
- Original (As enacted)
There are outstanding changes not yet made by the legislation.gov.uk editorial team to Museums and Galleries Act 1992. Any changes that have already been made by the team appear in the content and are referenced with annotations.
Revised legislation carried on this site may not be fully up to date. Changes and effects are recorded by our editorial team in lists which can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area. Where those effects have yet to be applied to the text of the legislation by the editorial team they are also listed alongside the legislation in the affected provisions. Use the ‘more’ link to open the changes and effects relevant to the provision you are viewing.
This section lists the changes and effects yet to be applied to the whole Act, associated Parts and Chapters where applicable. This includes any insertions of whole new Parts, Chapters or provisions yet to be inserted into this Act. These effects are included in this view as they may be (but won’t necessarily be) relevant to the specific provision that you are viewing.
2(1)The Board shall consist of twelve members (in this Schedule referred to as “trustees”) of whom—E+W
(a)one shall be appointed by the National Gallery Board from among the members of that Board; and
(b)the remainder shall be appointed by the Prime Minister;
and the trustees shall appoint one of their number to be chairman.
(2)At least three of the trustees shall be practising artists.
(3)In appointing any trustee, the Prime Minister shall have regard to the desirability of that person’s having knowledge and experience which would be of use to the Board in exercising their functions.
(4)No trustee shall be appointed for a period of more than five years.
(5)A trustee appointed by the National Gallery Board shall cease to be a trustee—
(a)if he ceases to be a member of that Board; or
(b)if he resigns his office as trustee by notice in writing addressed to that Board;
and any other trustee may resign his office by notice in writing addressed to the Prime Minister.
(6)A person shall cease to be chairman—
(a)if he resigns as such by notice in writing addressed to the Board; or
(b)if he ceases to be a trustee.
(7)Subject to the provisions of this paragraph, a trustee or chairman shall hold and vacate office in accordance with the terms of his appointment.
(8)A person who ceases to be a trustee or chairman shall be eligible for re-appointment.
(9)Any appointment by virtue of which a person holds office as one of the Tate Gallery Trustees immediately before the day of the Board’s establishment—
(a)shall have effect on and after that day as an appointment under paragraph (b) of sub-paragraph (1) above or, if he was appointed by the National Gallery Board, paragraph (a) of that sub-paragraph; and
(b)shall, notwithstanding sub-paragraph (4) above, so have effect until the expiration of the period for which that person was appointed as one of the Tate Gallery Trustees.
(10)Any appointment made by the Tate Gallery Trustees under or by virtue of which a person holds office, immediately before the day of the Board’s establishment,—
(a)as one of the National Gallery Trustees, or
(b)as a member of the National Gallery Board,
shall have effect on and after that day as an appointment made by the Board, but subject to the provisions of Schedule 1 to this Act.
(11)Any reference in this paragraph (other than sub-paragraph (10) above) to the National Gallery Board shall be construed, as respects any time before the establishment of that Board, as a reference to the National Gallery Trustees, and references to a member of that Board shall be construed accordingly.
(12)The Lord President of the Council may by order made by statutory instrument—
(a)amend sub-paragraph (1) above by varying the number of members of the Board for the time being there specified; or
(b)amend sub-paragraph (2) above by varying the number of trustees for the time being there specified who must be practising artists.
Annotations are used to give authority for changes and other effects on the legislation you are viewing and to convey editorial information. They appear at the foot of the relevant provision or under the associated heading. Annotations are categorised by annotation type, such as F-notes for textual amendments and I-notes for commencement information (a full list can be found in the Editorial Practice Guide). Each annotation is identified by a sequential reference number. For F-notes, M-notes and X-notes, the number also appears in bold superscript at the relevant location in the text. All annotations contain links to the affecting legislation.
Geographical Extent: Indicates the geographical area that this provision applies to. For further information see ‘Frequently Asked Questions’.
Show Timeline of Changes: See how this legislation has or could change over time. Turning this feature on will show extra navigation options to go to these specific points in time. Return to the latest available version by using the controls above in the What Version box.
Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including: