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Greater London Authority Act 2007

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45Transfer of power of appointment of members of Board of Governors

(1)In section 1(2)(a) of the Museum of London Act 1965 (c. 17) (which provides for the Prime Minister to appoint members of the Board of Governors of the Museum of London) for “Prime Minister” substitute “Greater London Authority”.

(2)In paragraph 4(1) of the Schedule to that Act (which provides for the resignation of a member of the Board) for “Prime Minister” substitute “Greater London Authority”.

(3)Nothing in this section affects appointments made by the Prime Minister under section 1(2)(a) of that Act before this section comes into force.

46Period of appointment of Governors to the Board

(1)In paragraph 2(1) of the Schedule to the Museum of London Act 1965 (which provides for the term of appointment of a member of the Board of Governors of the Museum) for “the period of three years” substitute “a period of not more than four years”.

(2)Any appointment made under section 1(2) of that Act before the coming into force of this section for a period of more than three years but not more than four years has effect as if the amendment made by subsection (1) had been in force at the time of the appointment.

47The Board’s expenditure: transfer of powers and other provisions

(1)In section 14 of the Museum of London Act 1965 (application of moneys received by the Board of Governors of the Museum) in subsections (1) and (2), for “Secretary of State” substitute “Greater London Authority”.

(2)Section 15 of that Act (financing of expenditure of the Board of the Museum) is amended as follows.

(3)In subsection (1), for “Secretary of State” substitute “Greater London Authority”.

(4)In subsection (2)—

(a)for “Secretary of State” substitute “Greater London Authority”,

(b)after “Corporation” in the third place it appears insert “and the Greater London Authority”,

(c)after “as the Corporation” insert “or (as the case may be) the Greater London Authority”.

(5)For subsection (3) substitute—

(3)Subject to subsection (4) the total of the payments made by the Greater London Authority under subsection (2) shall equal the total expended by the Corporation under that subsection.

(4)In the case of particular amounts paid in respect of particular expenses, the Corporation and the Greater London Authority may agree that subsection (3) has effect so that the proportion of expenditure paid for by the Greater London Authority is other than one-half..

48Transfer of other powers relating to the Museum

(1)In section 3(4) of the Museum of London Act 1965 (c. 17) (which provides for the Board of Governors of the Museum not to dispose of land etc without consent) for “Secretary of State” in both places substitute “Greater London Authority”.

(2)In subsections (1), (3) and (4) of section 9 of that Act (which provides for employment of staff of the Museum) for “Secretary of State” in each place substitute “Greater London Authority”.

(3)Subsection (2) does not affect any appointment made before this section comes into force.

49Repeal of section 5 of the Museum of London Act 1986

Section 5 of the Museum of London Act 1986 (c. 8) (which provides for reports about the exercise of functions of the Board of Governors of the Museum of London to be made to Parliament by the Secretary of State) shall cease to have effect.

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