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UCL’S Cultural Property Policy

In June 2009 UCL adopted a Cultural Property Policy to ensure compliance with national and international property laws.

The policy applies to all staff and students at UCL, and to all UCL sites and activities whether in the UK or elsewhere.

The Policy is based on the following principles:

  • UCL has obligations under international and national laws relating to cultural property
  • UCL intends that those obligations will be discharged by UCL as a body corporate and its employees and students
  • To fulfil this intention UCL has a duty of care to inform and advise staff and students so that they are able to exercise due diligence in the acquisition of cultural property for any purpose, whether for corporate or personal interests
  • The process of acquisition and disposal of cultural property should be fully documented
  • UCL will make available adequate resources to enable to Policy to be implemented

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