Part 6 of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 provides immunity from seizure for cultural objects which are loaned from overseas to temporary public exhibitions in approved museums or galleries in the UK where the conditions are met when the object enters the UK.

You can read the relevant legislation here.

Find out more about the regulations at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport website.

Download National Museums Scotland’s Collections Information and Access policy here [PDF 86KB].

For further information, please contact:

Loans Section
National Museums Scotland
Chambers Street