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UK Export Licensing Rules Criticised

Posted on: November 29, 2013 by Ruth Redmond-Cooper

Following the auction sale in Hong Kong of the Riesco Collection, Maurice Davies of the Museums Association has criticised the UK’s  export licensing system as “arcane, even archaic”.   Davies asserted that “the Riesco items were cleared speedily for export, and granted a permanent export license even though it was widely known that the items were destined […]