Historic Preservation Act of 1991
Regulations Governing Access To Prehistoric And Historic Submerged Resources 1991

compiled by Dirk H.R. Spennemann

Table of Contents

Part I--General Provisions

  1. Section 1. Authority
  2. Section 2. Effective Date
  3. Section 3. Interpretation
Part II-- Legislative Findings
  1. Section 4. Legislative Findings and Statement of Policy
Part III--Permitting Procedures For Access to Submerged Resources
  1. Section 5. Restrictions and permits of access to prehistoric and historic submerged resources.
  2. Section 6. Standards for the certification of individuals and for the licensing of underwater cultural tour operators.
  3. Section 7. HPO to administer certification
  4. Section 8. Local Government Councils may impose further restrictions.
  5. Section 9. Cooperation of diving instructors and diving equipment operators required.
  6. Section 10. Violations.

REPUBLIC OF THE MARSHALL ISLANDS

HISTORIC PRESERVATION OFFICE

REGULATIONS GOVERNING ACCESS TO PREHISTORIC AND HISTORIC SUBMERGED RESOURCES 1991

Part I--General Provisions

1. Authority

2. Effective Date

3. Interpretation

Part II-- Legislative Findings

4. Legislative Findings and Statement of Policy

Part III--Permitting Procedures For Access to Submerged Resources

5. Restrictions and permits of access to prehistoric and historic submerged resources.

6. Standards for the certification of individuals and for the licensing of underwater cultural tour operators.

7. HPO to administer certification

8. Local Government Councils may impose further restrictions.

9. Cooperation of diving instructors and diving equipment operators required.

10. Violations.

Annex A:

(Signature and Date)

I (name and title inserted), employee of the HPO, herewith certify that (name of applicant inserted) has been instructed on the need for historic preservation and the importance of preservation of the cultural and historic properties of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. The "Regulations Governing The Taking And Export Of Artefacts 1991" and the "Regulations Governing Access To Prehistoric And Historic Submerged Resources 1991" have been explained to the applicant.

(Signature and Date)

Permit No. . (number inserted) has been issued on this date by authority of the HPO.

(Signature and Date)

Annex B:

(Signature and Date)

I (name and title inserted), employee of the HPO, herewith certify that (name of applicant inserted) has been instructed on the need for historic preservation and the importance of preservation of the cultural and historic properties of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. The "Regulations Governing The Taking And Export Of Artefacts 1991" and the "Regulations Governing Access To Prehistoric And Historic Submerged Resources 1991" have been explained to the applicant.

(Signature and Date)

Permit No. . (number inserted) has been issued on this date by authority of the HPO.

(Signature and Date)

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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 . Regulations Governing Access To Prehistoric And Historic Submerged Resources 1991 Albury:
URL: http://marshall.csu.edu.au/Marshalls/html/RMILAW/Reg_Submerged.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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