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The Ivory Act: update

Many antiques lovers may have been following the challenge to the Ivory Act brought by the Friends of Antique Cultural Treasures (FACT). The judgement, following the judicial review, was announced yesterday (5/11/19) and did not find in favour of FACT; it can be read in full here.

A date for the implementation of the Act is yet to announced and details of the registration process have not been published. However, LAPADA together with other trade bodies will seek to work on the guidance and keep its members and followers updated of any progress.

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