Ownership of Sculpture – Local Government Law

Posted July 14th, 2015 in artistic works, local government, news by tracey

‘In Tower Hamlets LBC v Bromley LBC [2015] EWHC 1954 (Ch) the Chancery Division of the High Court was asked to determine the ownership of a Henry Moore sculpture. Tower Hamlets LBC (“TH”) as the successor to the Stepney Borough Council (“SB”), pursuant to the London Government Act 1963 (“the 1963 Act”). Bromley LBC (“Br”) was the successor to the London Residuary Body (“the LRB”). The LRB was the successor to the Greater London Council (“the GLC”) pursuant to the Local Government Act 1985. The GLC was successor to the London County Council (“the LCC”) pursuant to the 1963 Act.’

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Local Government Law, 13th July 2015

Source: www.11kbw.com/blogs/local-government-law