Regulatory Reform Committee

Session 2003-04        11 May 2004


Draft Regulatory Reform (Museum of London) (Location of Premises) Order 2004

The Government laid this draft order before Parliament on 6 May 2004.  The Committee has already reported on the proposal for this order (4th Report, Session 2003-04, HC 414). 

The draft order would amend the Museum of London Act 1965 to expand the geographical boundary within which the Museum of London may operate a museum.  That boundary is currently set at the City of London; the proposed Order would expand this to encompass the whole of Greater London.  The purpose of the draft order is to make it legally possible for the Museum of London to merge with the Museum in Docklands, which is situated at West India Quay, outside the current geographical limit of the Museum of London's operation. 

In accordance with its Standing Order, the Committee has considered the draft order and has recommended unanimously to the House that it be approved.

The Committee's full report will be published as its Seventh Report of the current Session at 2.00 pm on Thursday 13 May. It will be available from all Stationery Office outlets (Ref HC 594).

The text of the reports will also be available on the Committee's website from 3.30 pm on the day of publication. (www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/regulatory_reform_committee.cfm)