H 245 x W 175 mm
Published Sep 2018
Treasure; Law; Metal Detector; Metal Detecting; Metal Detectorists; Heritage; Precious metal; Hoard; Treasure Act 1996; Finds; Finds Liason; Museums; Archaeology; Coroner's Office; rewards for finders; reporting finds of treasure; Crown rights to treasure; Treasure Valuation Committee
By A.G. Guest
Contributions by Paul Matthews
This book aims to provide a reliable guide to the Law of Treasure in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. It will be of vital interest and utility to metal detectorists in addition to archaeologists, museums, coroner’s offices, finds liaison officers, farmers and landlords’ associations.
Preface; Table of Cases; Table of Statutes; Table of Statutory Instruments; Chapter 1: Treasure Trove; Chapter 2: The Treasure Act 1996; Chapter 3: Searching for Artefacts; Chapter 4: Reporting Finds of Treasure and Non-Treasure Objects; Chapter 5: The Coroner; Chapter 6: Acquisition of Treasure by Museums; Chapter 7: Valuation of Treasure and Rewards; Chapter 8: Disclaimer of Treasure and Title; Appendix A. The Treasure Act 1996; Appendix B. The Treasure (Designation) Order 2002