UK police barred from searching Queen's home for looted artefacts

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (Photo by Ben Stansall - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (Photo by Ben Stansall - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

In 2017, the UK signed the Cultural Property (Armed Conflicts) Act into legislation. Created to protect cultural artefacts, the Act makes it an offence to deal in cultural property if you know that it has been unlawfully exported.

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