824. Trustees of the British Museum.

The trustees of the British Museum are a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal, having the general management and control of the British Museum1. They consist of 25 persons: (1) one appointed by Her Majesty2; (2) 15 appointed by the Prime Minister3; (3) four appointed by the Secretary of State on the nominations of the Presidents of the Royal Society, the Royal Academy, the British Academy, and the Society of Antiquaries of London, respectively