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

879.     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