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Royal Pavilion and Museums Collections Policies

Decision Maker: Tourism, Development & Culture Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To seek approval for three policies relating to the museums collections, which require Council adoption in order to meet requirements of the national accreditation scheme managed by Arts Council England.


1)            That the Tourism Development and Culture Committee adopts the policies attached in the appendices to this report:

·                     Loans Policy (new);

·                     Rights Policy (new);

·                     Digital Preservation Policy (new);

·                     Human Remains Policy (updated);

·                     Collections Development Policy (updated).

2)           Notes the outcome of the Accreditation process for the RPM notified to the Council in September 2018, and the actions and timetable for achieving full Accreditation.


3)           Delegates authority to the Head of the Royal Pavilion and Museums, in liaison with the Chair of the Tourism, Development & Culture Committee, to transfer and items to and from the city collections in accordance with the agreed Collections Development Policy for the reasons set out in 3.8 and 3.9 below.

Report author: Janita Bagshawe

Publication date: 18/01/2019

Date of decision: 17/01/2019

Decided at meeting: 17/01/2019 - Tourism, Development & Culture Committee

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