888. Power of Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew to acquire and dispose of objects.

888.     Power of Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew to acquire and dispose of objects.

The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew1 may acquire (whether by purchase, exchange or gift) any objects which in its opinion it is desirable to add to its collections2.

The board may not dispose of an object the property in which is vested in the board and which is comprised in its collections unless:

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    (1)     the disposal is by way of sale, exchange or gift of an object which is a duplicate of another object the property