878. Vesting, lending and borrowing of objects held for purposes of the Armouries.

Where, immediately before 1 April 1984 (the 'vesting day')1, the property in an object was vested in the Secretary of State for the Environment2 and the object:

  1.  

    (1)     then formed part of the collection of arms, armour and associated objects of the institution known as the Armouries or of their record (including books, pictures and other articles)3; or

  2.  

    (2)     was then in use in respect of the collection or solely for the purposes of the administration of the institution4,

then the property on that day became vested instead in the Board of Trustees of the Armouries5. On the vesting day

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