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
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This Practice Note examines why parties involved in a construction project may enter into an escrow agreement (or escrow deed) to set up an escrow account. It looks at the benefits of paying funds into escrow, how an escrow account operates and the provisions typically found in an escrow
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What is recklessness?In respect of some statutory offences and common law crimes the prosecution are required to prove a mental element of recklessness on the part of the defendant.Recklessness means unjustified risk taking on the part of the accused.Prior to the House of Lords decision in Re G
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