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Byelaws and Governing Legislation

The National Gallery of Ireland was established by an Act of Parliament in August 1854. Since then, there have been a number of subsequent amending Acts providing for the administration of the institution, the most recent of which is the National Cultural Institutions Act, 1997.

Links to the key Acts governing the Gallery can be found here:

You can download and read the Byelaws of the National Gallery of Ireland here. (PDF)