National Archives Act 1989

compiled by Dirk H.R. Spennemann

Table of Contents

  1. Section 1. Short Title
  2. Section 2. Interpretation
Part I Administration
    Section 3. Office of National Archives
  1. Section 4. Archivist and officers of the National Archives.
  2. Section 5. Administration of the Act.
Part II Powers and Functions
  1. Section 6 Functions of the Archivist
  2. Section 7. Powers of the Archivist
  3. Section 8. Selection and Transfer of public records.
Part III Custody and preservation of archives
  1. Section 9. Deposit of public records
    Section 10. Documents relating to any public office to be close down
  2. Section 11. Records of Commissions etc.
  3. Section 12. Deposit of public records less than twenty five years old.
  4. Section 13. Documents in private possession.
  5. Section 14. Public Records not in Archives
  6. Section 15. Transmission of certain copies or specimen of certain publications to the Archivist.
Part IV Miscellaneous
  1. Section 16. Prohibition of export of certain documents
  2. Section 17. Reproduction of public records
  3. Section 18. Protection and preservation of public records.
  4. Section 19. Destruction of public records.
  5. Section 20. Deposit in the National Archives of public and Private Records
  6. Section 21. Temporary transfer of records.
  7. Section 22. Qualifications of Contractor.
  8. Section 23. Copyright.
  9. Section 24. Funding.
  10. Section 25. Regulations.

National Archives Act 1989

(as amended 1992)

NITIJELA OF THE MARSHALL ISLANDS

10TH CONSTITUTIONAL REGULAR SESSION, 1989

amended

13TH CONSTITUTIONAL REGULAR SESSION, 1992

AN ACT

    to provide for the establishment of an Office of National Archives to make provision for the custody and preservation of public records; and for matters connected therewith.

Be it enacted by the Nitijela of the Marshall Islands:

1. Short Title

2. Interpretation

Part I Administration

3. Office of National Archives

4. Archivist and officers of the National Archives.

5. Administration of the Act.

Part II Powers and Functions

6 Functions of the Archivist

7. Powers of the Archivist

8. Selection and Transfer of public records.

Part III Custody and preservation of archives

9. Deposit of public records

10. Documents relating to any public office to be close down

11. Records of Commissions etc.

12. Deposit of public records less than twenty five years old.

13. Documents in private possession.

14. Public Records not in Archives

15. Transmission of certain copies or specimen of certain publications to the Archivist.

Part IV Miscellaneous

16. Prohibition of export of certain documents

17. Reproduction of public records

18. Protection and preservation of public records.

19. Destruction of public records.

20. Deposit in the National Archives of public and Private Records

21. Temporary transfer of records.

22. Qualifications of Contractor.

23. Copyright.

24. Funding.

25. Regulations.