Directive on the return of cultural objects unlawfully removed from the territory of a Member State

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On 15 May 2014, the European Parliament and the Council adopted Directive 2014/60/EU on the return of cultural objects unlawfully removed from the territory of a Member State. The new provisions of the Directive, which is a recast of Directive 93/7/EEC, and which amends Regulation (EU) No 1024/2012 on the Internal Market Information System, need […]

Council of the European Communities: Directive on the return of cultural objects unlawfully removed from the territory of a Member State

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The Council Directive 93/7/EEC of 15 March 1993 on the return of cultural objects unlawfully removed from the territory of a Member State confers a right of action on a member state to recover cultural objects unlawfully removed from its territory after 1 January 1993. On 15 May 2014, the European Parliament and the Council […]

Return of Cultural Objects Regulations 1994

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The Return of Cultural Objects Regulations 1994 has implemented the UK’s obligations under Council Directive 93/7/EEC of 15 March 1993 on the return of cultural goods unlawfully removed from the territory of a Member State of the EU. It confers a right of action on a member state to recover cultural objects unlawfully removed from […]

Protection of Cultural Objects on Loan (Publication and Provision of Information) Regulations 2008

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The Protection of Cultural Objects on Loan (Publication and Provision of Information) Regulations 2008 outlines the prescribed requirements before an object enters the UK and the provision of information after an object enters the UK. Clicking the link on this page will open this resource to view on the Legislation.gov.uk website.

Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007

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Part 6 of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 provides protection for objects brought to the UK for public display in a temporary exhibition at a museum or gallery, subject to certain conditions contained in the Act and the Protection of Cultural Objects on Loan (Publication and Provision of Information) Regulations 2008. Where these […]