Commentary

116.2 Ethical commitments—lending museums

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116.2 Ethical commitments—lending museums

| Commentary

116.2 Ethical commitments—lending museums

Advance provision might also help lending museums to comply with their own ethical obligations. The Museums Association’s Code of Ethics (2002) required museums to1:

‘Keep up to date with developments in the law, museum practice, social policy and public expectations’.

The updated Museums Association’s Code of Ethics for Museums (2015) warns that2:

‘The Code of Ethics for Museums defines standards that are often higher than those required by law. However, the code cannot override the legal obligations and rights of those who work in or for museums, including those arising from any contractual relationship there may be with an

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