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Not Just Germany—UK Imposes Export Ban on (Swiss!) Giacometti Sculpture

Posted by Nicholas O'Donnell on February 26, 2016 at 10:53 AM

We have focused recently on the proposed legislation in Germany to make its cultural heritage export laws stricter, of which we have been critical here and in recent discussions.As ill-advised as we consider the proposed German law to be, to be fair, it is not unique. Its chief flaw is in seeking a solution (a stricter law) in pursuit of a problem.

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Topics: Legislation, Germany, Cultural Protection Laws, Giacometti, Export Ban

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