Manchester Art Gallery

Immunity from seizure information

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 conditions are met when the object enters the UK.

The conditions are:

The object is usually kept outside the UK
The object is not owned by a person who is resident in UK
The import of the object does not contravene any law
The object is brought into UK for purpose of a temporary public exhibition at an approved museum or gallery
The museum or gallery has published information about the object

For further information on immunity from seizure, please refer directly to the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 or the Department for Culture Media and Sport website

Immunity from seizure information for temporary public exhibitions

Download immunity from seizure information for Vogue 100: A Century of Style

Due Diligence

Download Manchester City Galleries Due Diligence Policy and Procedures document.

For further enquiries please contact:

Phillippa Milner
Senior Galleries Registrar
Manchester City Galleries
Manchester Art Gallery
Mosley Street
Manchester M2 3JL

Tel: +44 (0)161 235 8890
Email: p.milner@manchester.gov.uk