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Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Culture and Recreation Bill [H.L.] to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

After Clause 38
     Insert the following new Clause--
    ("  .--(1)  From the commencement of this Act--
    (a)  the Secretary of State shall be responsible for promoting the improvement of public museums in England; and
    (b)  every county, district and unitary council in England shall provide adequate public museum provision to meet the reasonable needs of those whose residence or place of work is within the area of the authority, or who are undergoing full-time education within that area, and for contributing to the costs of maintaining those services whether provided by the authority or not.
    (2)  For the purposes of this section, "public museum" is a museum provided or maintained under an Act of Parliament, or by a local authority, or a body (whether incorporated or unincorporated) that is charitable in law.")
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