National Gallery and Tate Gallery Act 1954
The National Gallery and Tate Gallery Act 1954 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (2 & 3 Eliz II c. 65). The Act came into force in 1955. It created a legal separation between the National Gallery and the Tate Gallery and established the Tate as an independent institution.
The Act was repealed on 1 September 1992 by the Museums and Galleries Act 1992, which created a board of trustees to operate the Tate.
- Text of the National Gallery and Tate Gallery Act 1954 as in force today (including any amendments) within the United Kingdom, from legislation.gov.uk.
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- "Text of the Act as originally enacted in 1954" (PDF). from legislation.gov.uk