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The Vermont Statutes Online


Title 27 : Property


(Cite as: 27 V.S.A. § 1151)
  • § 1151. Definitions

    As used in this chapter:

    (1) “Lender” means a person whose name appears on the records of a museum as the person legally entitled to, or claiming to be legally entitled to, property held by the museum or, if such person is deceased, the legal heirs of such person.

    (2) “Loan” means a deposit of property not accompanied by a transfer of title to the property.

    (3) “Museum” means an institution operated by a nonprofit corporation or a public agency primarily for educational, scientific, historic preservation, or aesthetic purposes, and the institution owns, cares for, exhibits, studies, collects, archives, or catalogues property. “Museum” also includes historical societies, parks, monuments, and libraries.

    (4) “Property” means a tangible object, animate or inanimate, that has intrinsic, historic, artistic, scientific, or cultural value, and the object is under the care of a museum. (Added 2007, No. 127 (Adj. Sess.), § 1.)