Researching the validity of a claim checklist

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This checklist will help you to clarify the identity and status of claimants in the event of a claim for restitution or repatriation made against objects in your collection. It is intended as a guide only to be adapted to individual circumstances. Clicking the link on this page will allow you to download this resource as […]

Recording a claim for restitution or repatriation - template

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This template can be used by cultural heritage organisations to record a claim for restitution or repatriation made against an object in their collection. It provides a first step in the process of recording and researching the claim, and is an essential step in the decision making process. Clicking the link on this page will allow […]

Code of ethics for museums

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The Museum Association Code of Ethics defines the ethical principles which guide museum practice and underpin policy and practice regarding the development of museum collections. An ethical approach to museums also underpins the Accreditation Standard. This code supports museums, those who work in and with them, and their governing bodies in recognising and resolving ethical […]