(1) The Museums Board may accept the custody of Aboriginal cultural heritage.
(2) While the Museums Board has custody of any Aboriginal cultural heritage transferred to it under this Act, the Museums Board must ensure that the heritage is lodged at the Museum of Victoria.
S. 26(2A) inserted by No. 11/2016 s. 23(2).
(2A) Subsection (1) does not apply to any Aboriginal ancestral remains or secret or sacred Aboriginal objects transferred to the Museums Board for safekeeping under this Act.
S. 26(3) amended by No. 11/2016 s. 23(3).
(3) Section 25 of the Museums Act 1983 does not
apply to Aboriginal ancestral remains or secret or sacred Aboriginal objects.
Part 3—Protection of Aboriginal cultural heritage
Division 1—Protection from harm