875. General functions of Board of Trustees of the Armouries.

The Board of Trustees of the Armouries1 must perform its functions for the general purpose of maintaining and exhibiting a national collection of arms, armour and associated objects, and of maintaining a record relating to arms and armour and to the Tower of London2. So far as practicable and subject to the provisions of the National Heritage Act 1983, the board must:

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    (1)     care for, preserve and add to the objects in its collection of arms, armour and associated objects3;

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    (2)     secure that the objects are exhibited to the public4;

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    (3)     secure that the objects are available to persons5