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SCHEDULE 5
 
  GOVERNING BODIES OF CERTAIN MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES
 
Imperial War Museum
     1. - (1) In the Schedule to the Imperial War Museum Act 1920 (constitution and proceedings of the Board of Trustees), after paragraph (8) insert-
 
      (9) The Secretary of State may, after consulting the Board, by order-
 
 
    (a) vary the number of members of the Board, or make provision (or vary any provision previously made under this paragraph) for a lower and upper limit on the number of members of the Board;
 
    (b) vary any provision made, or make further provision, with respect to the appointment of members of the Board (other than the President);
 
    (c) make provision (or vary any provision previously made under this paragraph) requiring the Board to consult one or more specified persons before appointing a member of the Board as Vice-President.
      (10) An order under paragraph (9) above may-
 
 
    (a) confer on the Board the function of appointing one or more members of the Board;
 
    (b) make such incidental, consequential, supplemental or transitional provision or savings as the Secretary of State thinks fit;
 
    (c) amend any enactment.
      (11) The power to make an order under paragraph (9) above shall be exercisable by statutory instrument, which shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.
 
      (2) Notwithstanding the repeal by this Act of subsection (2) of section 1 of the Imperial War Museum Act 1955 (which confers power by Order in Council to make provision with respect to the membership of the Trustees of the Imperial War Museum), any Order in Council made under that section which continued to have effect immediately before the coming into force of that repeal shall continue to have effect.
 
 
National Maritime Museum
     2. In the second Schedule to the National Maritime Museum Act 1934 (constitution and proceedings of the Board of the Museum), after paragraph 5 insert-
 
     6. - (1) The Secretary of State may, after consulting the Board, by order-
 
 
    (a) specify, or make provision for a lower and upper limit on, the number of members of the Board (or vary any number previously specified, or other provision previously made, under this paragraph);
 
    (b) vary any provision made, or make further provision, with respect to the appointment of members of the Board;
 
    (c) make provision for the members of the Board to appoint one of their number as chairman of the Board;
 
    (d) make provision (or vary any provision previously made under this paragraph) requiring the members of the Board to consult one or more specified persons before appointing a member as chairman of the Board.
      (2) An order under this paragraph may-
 
 
    (a) confer on the Board the function of appointing one or more members of the Board;
 
    (b) make such incidental, consequential, supplemental or transitional provisions or savings as the Secretary of State thinks fit;
 
    (c) amend any enactment.
      (3) The power to make an order under this paragraph shall be exercisable by statutory instrument, which shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.
 
 
British Museum
     3. In section 1 of the British Museum Act 1963 (composition of the Trustees of the British Museum), after subsection (1) insert-
 
      (1A) The Secretary of State may, after consulting the Trustees of the British Museum, by order-
 
 
    (a) vary the number of trustees appointed to the Trustees of the British Museum, or make provision (or vary any provision previously made under this subsection) for a lower and upper limit on the number of trustees so appointed;
 
    (b) vary any provision made, or make further provision, with respect to the appointment of trustees;
 
    (c) make provision for the trustees to appoint one of their number as chairman of the Trustees;
 
    (d) make provision (or vary any provision previously made under this subsection) requiring the trustees to consult one or more specified persons before appointing a trustee as chairman of the Trustees.
      (1B) An order under subsection (1A) above may-
 
 
    (a) confer on the Trustees of the British Museum the function of appointing one or more trustees;
 
    (b) make such incidental, consequential, supplemental or transitional provisions or savings as the Secretary of State thinks fit;
 
    (c) amend any enactment.
      (1C) In exercising the power to make an order under subsection (1A) above, the Secretary of State must ensure that-
 
 
    (a) Her Majesty retains the power to appoint at least one person to the Trustees of the British Museum, and
 
    (b) each of the following persons retains the power to nominate at least one person for appointment to the Trustees-
 
      (i) the President of the Royal Society;
 
      (ii) the President of the Royal Academy;
 
      (iii) the President of the British Academy;
 
      (iv) the President of the Society of Antiquaries of London.
      (1D) The power to make an order under subsection (1A) above shall be exercisable by statutory instrument which shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.
 
 
Natural History Museum
     4. In section 8 of the British Museum Act 1963 (composition etc. of the Natural History Trustees), after subsection (3) insert-
 
      (3A) The Secretary of State may, after consulting the National History Trustees, by order-
 
 
    (a) vary the number of trustees appointed to the Natural History Trustees, or make provision (or vary any provision previously made under this subsection) for a lower and upper limit on the number of trustees so appointed;
 
    (b) vary any provision made, or make further provision, with respect to the appointment of trustees;
 
    (c) make provision for the trustees to appoint one of their number as chairman of the Natural History Trustees;
 
    (d) make provision (or vary any provision previously made under this subsection) requiring the trustees to consult one or more specified persons before appointing a trustee as chairman of the Natural History Trustees.
      (3B) An order under subsection (3A) above may-
 
 
    (a) confer on the Natural History Trustees the function of appointing one or more trustees;
 
    (b) make such incidental, consequential, supplemental or transitional provisions or savings as the Secretary of State thinks fit;
 
    (c) amend any enactment.
      (3C) In exercising the power to make an order under subsection (3A) above, the Secretary of State must ensure that the President of the Royal Society retains the power to nominate at least one trustee for appointment to the Natural History Trustees.
 
      (3D) The power to make an order under subsection (3A) above shall be exercisable by statutory instrument which shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.
 
 
Museum of London
     5. In section 1 of the Museum of London Act 1965 (Board of Governors of Museum of London), after subsection (3) insert-
 
      (4) The Secretary of State may, after consulting the Board of Governors, by order-
 
 
    (a) vary the number of members of the Board, or make provision (or vary any provision previously made under this subsection) for a lower and upper limit on the number of members of the Board;
 
    (b) vary any provision made, or make further provision, with respect to the appointment of members of the Board;
 
    (c) make provision (or vary any provision previously made under this subsection) requiring the governors to consult one or more persons before appointing a governor as chairman of the Board.
      (5) An order under subsection (4) above may-
 
 
    (a) confer on the Board the function of appointing one or more members of the Board;
 
    (b) make such incidental, consequential, supplemental or transitional provisions or savings as the Secretary of State thinks fit;
 
    (c) amend any enactment.
      (6) The Secretary of State must obtain the consent of the Corporation of the City of London before making an order under subsection (4) above.
 
      (7) The power to make an order under subsection (4) above shall be exercisable by statutory instrument which shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.
 
 
Victoria and Albert Museum
     6. In Part I of Schedule 1 to the National Heritage Act 1983 (which makes provision in respect of the Board of Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum), in paragraph 3 (membership), after sub-paragraph (7) insert-
 
      (8) The Secretary of State may, after consulting the Board, by order-
 
 
    (a) vary any upper or lower limit on the number of trustees appointed to the Board;
 
    (b) vary any provision made, or make further provision, with respect to the appointment of trustees.
      (9) An order under sub-paragraph (8) above may-
 
 
    (a) confer on the Board the function of appointing one or more trustees;
 
    (b) make such incidental, consequential, supplemental or transitional provisions or savings as the Secretary of State thinks fit;
 
    (c) amend any enactment.
      (10) The power to make an order under sub-paragraph (8) above shall be exercisable by statutory instrument which shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.
 
 
Science Museum
     7. In Part II of Schedule 1 to the National Heritage Act 1983 (which makes provision in respect of the Board of Trustees of the Science Museum), in paragraph 13 (membership), after sub-paragraph (7) insert-
 
      (8) The Secretary of State may, after consulting the Board, by order-
 
 
    (a) vary any upper or lower limit on the number of trustees appointed to the Board;
 
    (b) vary any provision made, or make further provision, with respect to the appointment of trustees.
      (9) An order under sub-paragraph (8) above may-
 
 
    (a) confer on the Board the function of appointing one or more trustees;
 
    (b) make such incidental, consequential, supplemental or transitional provisions or savings as the Secretary of State thinks fit;
 
    (c) amend any enactment.
      (10) The power to make an order under sub-paragraph (8) above shall be exercisable by statutory instrument which shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.
 
 
Armouries
     8. In Part III of Schedule 1 to the National Heritage Act 1983 (which makes provision in respect of the Board of Trustees of the Armouries), in paragraph 23 (membership), after sub-paragraph (11) insert-
 
      (12) The Secretary of State may, after consulting the Board, by order-
 
 
    (a) vary any upper or lower limit on the number of trustees appointed to the Board;
 
    (b) vary any provision made, or make further provision, with respect to the appointment of trustees.
      (13) An order under sub-paragraph (12) above may-
 
 
    (a) confer on the Board the function of appointing one or more trustees;
 
    (b) make such incidental, consequential, supplemental or transitional provisions or savings as the Secretary of State thinks fit;
 
    (c) amend any enactment.
      (14) In exercising the power to make an order under sub-paragraph (12) above, the Secretary of State must ensure-
 
 
    (a) that Her Majesty retains the power to appoint at least one trustee, and
 
    (b) that the Board of Trustees of the Armouries includes the Constable of the Tower of London, for the time being.
      (15) The power to make an order under sub-paragraph (12) above shall be exercisable by statutory instrument which shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.
 
 
National Gallery
     9. In Schedule 1 to the Museums and Galleries Act 1992 (the Board of Trustees of the National Gallery), in paragraph 2 (membership), for sub-paragraph (11) substitute-
 
      (11) The Secretary of State may, after consulting the Board, by order-
 
 
    (a) vary any upper or lower limit on the number of trustees that may be appointed to the Board;
 
    (b) vary any provision made, or make further provision, with respect to the appointment of trustees;
 
    (c) make provision (or vary any provision previously made under this sub-paragraph) requiring the trustees to consult one or more specified persons before appointing a trustee as chairman of the Board.
      (12) An order under sub-paragraph (11) above may-
 
 
    (a) confer on the Board the function of appointing one or more trustees;
 
    (b) make such incidental, consequential, supplemental or transitional provisions or savings as the Secretary of State thinks fit;
 
    (c) amend any enactment.
      (13) In exercising the power to make an order under sub-paragraph (11) above, the Secretary of State must ensure that the National Gallery Board includes at least one person appointed by the Tate Gallery Board from the members of that Board.
 
      (14) The power to make an order under sub-paragraph (11) above shall be exercisable by statutory instrument which shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.
 
 
Tate Gallery
     10. In Schedule 2 to the Museums and Galleries Act 1992 (the Board of Trustees of the Tate Gallery), in paragraph 2 (membership), for sub-paragraph (12) substitute-
 
      (12) The Secretary of State may, after consulting the Board, by order-
 
 
    (a) vary the number of trustees appointed to the Board, or make provision (or vary any provision previously made under this sub-paragraph) for a lower and upper limit on the number of trustees appointed to the Board;
 
    (b) vary any provision made, or make further provision, with respect to the appointment of trustees;
 
    (c) make provision (or vary any provision previously made under this sub-paragraph) requiring the trustees to consult one or more specified persons before appointing a trustee as chairman of the Board.
      (13) An order under sub-paragraph (12) above may-
 
 
    (a) confer on the Board the function of appointing one or more trustees;
 
    (b) make such incidental, consequential, supplemental or transitional provisions or savings as the Secretary of State thinks fit;
 
    (c) amend any enactment.
      (14) In exercising the power to make an order under sub-paragraph (12) above, the Secretary of State must ensure that the Tate Gallery Board includes at least one person appointed by the National Gallery Board from among the members of that Board.
 
      (15) The power to make an order under sub-paragraph (12) above shall be exercisable by statutory instrument which shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.
 
 
National Portrait Gallery
     11. In Schedule 3 to the Museums and Galleries Act 1992 (the Board of Trustees of the National Portrait Gallery), in paragraph 2 (membership), for sub-paragraph (9) substitute-
 
      (9) The Secretary of State may, after consulting the Board, by order-
 
 
    (a) vary the number of trustees appointed to the Board, or make provision (or vary any provision previously made under this sub-paragraph) for a lower and upper limit on the number of trustees appointed to the Board;
 
    (b) vary any provision made, or make further provision, with respect to the appointment of trustees;
 
    (c) make provision (or vary any provision previously made under this sub-paragraph) requiring the trustees to consult one or more specified persons before appointing a trustee as chairman of the Board.
      (10) An order under sub-paragraph (9) above may-
 
 
    (a) confer on the Board the function of appointing one or more trustees;
 
    (b) make such incidental, consequential, supplemental or transitional provisions or savings as the Secretary of State thinks fit;
 
    (c) amend any enactment.
      (11) The power to make an order under sub-paragraph (9) above shall be exercisable by statutory instrument which shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.
 
 
The Wallace Collection
     12. In Schedule 4 to the Museums and Galleries Act 1992 (the Board of Trustees of the Wallace Collection), in paragraph 2 (membership) for sub-paragraph (9) substitute-
 
      (9) The Secretary of State may, after consulting the Board, by order-
 
 
    (a) vary any lower limit on the number of trustees appointed to the Board, or make provision (or vary any provision previously made under this sub-paragraph) for an upper limit on the number of such trustees;
 
    (b) vary any provision made, or make further provision, with respect to the appointment of trustees;
 
    (c) make provision (or vary any provision previously made under this sub-paragraph) requiring the trustees to consult one or more specified persons before appointing a trustee as chairman of the Board.
      (10) An order under sub-paragraph (9) above may-
 
 
    (a) confer on the Board the function of appointing one or more trustees;
 
    (b) make such incidental, consequential, supplemental or transitional provisions or savings as the Secretary of State thinks fit;
 
    (c) amend any enactment.
      (11) The power to make an order under sub-paragraph (9) above shall be exercisable by statutory instrument which shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.
 
 
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