Commentary

101.4 Permanent and indefinite loan

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| Commentary

101.4 Permanent and indefinite loan

| Commentary

101.4 Permanent and indefinite loan

Museum documents occasionally refer to the concept of the ‘permanent loan’. An agreement might be expressed in these terms for various reasons: for example, where parties to a claim involving title seek to marginalise the question of title by granting either claimant or respondent an unfettered right of possession to the disputed object, often as part of a larger distribution of benefits between the parties. More rarely, the notion of the permanent loan might be used where a private individual entrusts objects to a museum on long-term deposit for reasons beneficial to both sides, or

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