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Records of the General Assembly

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Records of the General Assembly





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Historical Background

The General Assembly of the Royal Academy of Arts consists of meetings of the whole body of members. The laws of the Royal Academy provide for one General Assembly annually, or more often if requisite. The laws state that the purpose of the General Assembly is ‘to elect a President; to confirm new laws; to hear complaints and redress grievances; and transact any other business relative to the Society’.