COMPENDIUM CULTURAL POLICIES AND TRENDS IN EUROPE
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United Kingdom/ 5.1 General legislation  

5.1.1 Constitution

The UK has no written constitution, depending instead on the body of case law. There is no over-arching legislative Act specifically governing culture, though legislation has been introduced over many years concerning specific cultural sectors (e.g. museums and library laws date from the mid 19th century).


Chapter published: 15-04-2011

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