858. Power of Board of Governors of the Museum of London to acquire, dispose of and transfer objects.

The Board of Governors of the Museum of London1 may2 acquire any objects which in its opinion it is desirable to add to its collections3. The board may4 sell, exchange, give away or otherwise dispose of any object vested in it and comprised in its collections if the object is a duplicate of another such object or is for any other reason not, in its opinion, required for retention in those collections5. These powers are only exercisable with the approval as respects that object of not less than two-thirds of the governors for the time being6. Where an object