859. Power of Board of Governors of the Museum of London to lend objects.

Any object vested in the Board of Governors of the Museum of London1 may be lent by it on such terms and conditions as it thinks fit, to any person2 for any purpose, whether the purpose is to be carried out in the United Kingdom3 or elsewhere4. However, in exercising the power to lend in the case of any object, the board must have regard to the interests of students and other persons visiting the collections vested in it, to the physical condition and degree of rarity of the object and to any risks to which the object is