Historic Preservation Act of 1991

compiled by Dirk H.R. Spennemann

NITIJELA OF THE MARSHALL ISLANDS

12TH CONSTITUTIONAL REGULAR SESSION, 1991

AN ACT

To promote the preservation of the historic and cultural heritage of the Republic of the Marshall Islands.

Table of Contents



    PART I - PRELIMINARY

      1. Short Title.
      2. Declaration of intent.
      3. Interpretation.

    PART II - HISTORIC PRESERVATION OFFICE

      4. Establishment of Office.
      5. Historic Preservation Officer and Staff.
      6. Powers and duties of the Historic Preservation Office.
      7. Identification of Cultural and Historic Properties.
      8. Use of cultural and historic properties.

    PART III - ADVISORY COUNCIL FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION

      9. Establishment of Council.
      10. Membership; terms; vacancies; compensation.
      11. By-laws and procedures.
      12. Disclosure of, and disqualification for, interest.
      13. Powers and Duties of the Council.

    PART IV - FINANCE

      14. Historic Preservation Fund.
      15. Payments into the Fund.
      16. Payments out of the Fund.
      17. Bank Accounts.
      18. Accounts and records.
      19. Exemption.

    PART V - ENFORCEMENT

      20. Seizure and confiscation authorized.
      21. Violation and penalties.
      22. Misconduct in public office.
      23. Application of bribery laws.
      24. Protection for actions taken.
      25. Immunity.
      26. Attorney-General.

    PART VI - MISCELLANEOUS

      27. Dri Kabeel.
      28. Local Government Liaison.
      29. Costs and Fees.
      30. Rules and regulations.
      31. Land use.
      32. Repeal; savings; transition.
      33. Severability.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE NITIJELA OF THE MARSHALL ISLANDS:

PART I - PRELIMINARY

1. Short Title.

2. Declaration of intent.

3. Interpretation.

PART II - HISTORIC PRESERVATION OFFICE

4. Establishment of Office.

5. Historic Preservation Officer and Staff.

6. Powers and duties of the Historic Preservation Office.

7. Identification of Cultural and Historic Properties.

(d) providing for survey and identification in advance of development;

8. Use of cultural and historic properties.

PART III - ADVISORY COUNCIL FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION

9. Establishment of Council.

10. Membership; terms; vacancies; compensation.

11. By-laws and procedures.

12. Disclosure of, and disqualification for, interest.

13. Powers and Duties of the Council.

PART IV - FINANCE

14. Historic Preservation Fund.

15. Payments into the Fund.

16. Payments out of the Fund.

17. Bank Accounts.

18. Accounts and records.

19. Exemption.

PART V - ENFORCEMENT

20. Seizure and confiscation authorized.

21. Violation and penalties.

22. Misconduct in public office.

23. Application of bribery laws.

24. Protection for actions taken.

25. Immunity.

26. Attorney-General.

PART VI - MISCELLANEOUS

27. Dri Kabeel.

28. Local Government Liaison.

29. Costs and Fees.

30. Rules and regulations.

31. Land use.

32. Repeal; savings; transition.

33. Severability.

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Bibliographic citation for this document

Spennemann, Dirk H.R. (comp.) (2000). Cultural Heritage Legislation in the Republic of the Marshall Islands . Historic Preservation Act of 1991, Republic of the Marshall Islands Albury:

URL: http://marshall.csu.edu.au/Marshalls/html/RMILAW/HPA1991.html

CONTACT:
Dirk H.R. Spennemann, Institute of Land, Water and Society, Charles Sturt University, P.O.Box 789, Albury NSW 2640, Australia.
e-mail: dspennemann@csu.edu.au

(c) Dirk H.R. Spennemann 1992-2000
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