Norman Palmer

Visiting Professor of Law, King's College London; Chair, Treasure Valuation Committee

Norman Palmer is professor of Law of Art and Cultural

Property at King`s College, London. He chaired the Ministerial Advisory

Board on the Illicit Trade in Cultural Objects (ITAP) from 2001

to 2005 whose work has lead the British parliament to enact the Dealing

in Cultural Objects Act in 2003. He has been the chair of the Treasure

Valuation Committee since 2001 which advises the Minister of

the Arts on discovered portable discoveries. He has published widely

on the law relating to cultural objects, personal property and commercial

transactions. He is a member of the UK Spoliaton Advisory Panel.


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