An Arts Council England fact sheet detailing Open General Export Licence limits for the export of cultural goods. The fact sheet details the goods that may be exported from the United Kingdom to any destination except an embargoed one, and the conditions of such exports. Further details and advice on exporting cultural property can be found on the […]
A fact sheet detailing the EU categories of different types of cultural property and their financial thresholds for export. Further details and advice on exporting cultural property can be found on the Arts Council England website. Clicking on the link on this page will open the fact sheet as a pdf.
This fact sheet from Arts Council England contains a flowchart to help you work out what type of licence you need when exporting items of cultural property. Further advice and details of applying for export licences can be found on the Arts Council England’s website. Clicking on the link on this page will open the […]
Any individual working with cultural heritage in public or commercial organisations has an ethical and legal duty to buy and sell cultural property honestly. In cultural heritage organisations, acquisition will be through purchase, donation or bequest and in commercial organisations acquisition will be through purchase. If you have any suspicions about an object and you […]
The purpose of the export control system is to provide an opportunity for the UK to retain cultural goods judged to be of outstanding national importance that would otherwise be exported. The system is designed to strike a balance, as fairly as possible, between the various interests concerned in any application for an export licence. […]