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  1. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Styrofoam Cups and Plates, and Plastic Products Prohibition Container Deposit (Amendment) Act, 2018 (2018-0054). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2018-03-15 | MHL-2018-L-109281

  2. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Constitutional Convention (Amendment) Act, 2017 (P.L. 2017-51). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-11-14 | MHL-2017-L-109294

  3. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Constitutional Convention (Amendment) Act, 2017 (P.L. 2017-41). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-05-16 | MHL-2017-L-109290

  4. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Constitutional Convention (Amendment) Act, 2017 (P.L. 2017-42). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-05-16 | MHL-2017-L-109291

  5. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Constitutional Convention (Amendment) Act, 2017 (P.L. 2017-43). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-05-16 | MHL-2017-L-109292

  6. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Constitutional Convention (Amendment) Act, 2017 (P.L. 2017-44). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-05-16 | MHL-2017-L-109293

  7. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Styrofoam Cups and Plates, and Plastic Products Prohibition, and Container Deposit Act, 2016 (P.L. 2016-17). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-10-18 | MHL-2016-L-109300

    AN ACT to ban the importation, manufacturing, sale or distribution of Styrofoam cups and plates, disposable plastic cups and plates and plastic shopping bags and to implement container deposits provisions.

  8. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    National Environmental Protection (Amendment) Act, 2016 (P.L. 2016-20). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-10-18 | MHL-2016-L-109308

    Amends the principal Act by incorporating an integrated approach to the management of water and sanitation.

  9. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Constitutional Convention (Amendment) Act, 2016 (P.L. 2016-25). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-10-18 | MHL-2016-L-109309

    Amends §401 concerning length of days the Constitutional Convention sits as well as compensation for participants.

  10. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Government Infrastructure Development Integrity and Sustainability Act, 2016 (P.L. 2016-10). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-09-08 | MHL-2016-L-109305

    The Act sets out the Statement of National Objects, which include the right of the people under the Constitution to have health care, education, legal services and the right to a responsible and ethical government; and, to ensure confidence of the people in the government and to fulfill the rights of people under Constitution, that there is a integrity and sustainability of Government Infrastructure Development Projects without any disruptions due to change of government or administration (§501).
    The Act makes it unlawful for any government to change any infrastructure development project that is approved by a previous government or development including any infrastructure project that is endorsed and funded by development partners and is identified for implementation.

  11. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Constitutional Convention (Amendment) Act, 2016 (P.L. 2016-08). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-04-08 | MHL-2016-L-109303

    Amends Article X to provide for traditional dispute resolution of the land tenure system in the Marshall Islands.

  12. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Constitutional Convention (Amendment) Act 2016 (P.L. 2016-9). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-04-01 | MHL-2016-L-109304

    Amends Article XI, section 2(b) concerning criteria for application to become a citizen of the Marshall Islands.

  13. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Constitutional Convention (Amendment) Act 2016 (P.L. 2016-06). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-03-28 | MHL-2016-L-109302

    Amends Article IV, section 4 concerning application criteria for candidates to the Nitijela (parliament).

  14. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Constitutional Convention Act 2015 (P.L. 2015 - 46). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-10-19 | MHL-2015-L-102768

    An Act to provide for a Constitutional Convention, prescribing its powers, duties and functions and for matters connected therewith.

  15. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Human Rights Committee Act 2015 (P.L. 2015 - 49) [10 MIRC]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-10-19 | MHL-2015-L-102769

    An Act to create a new Chapter under Title 10 of Marshall Islands Revised Code (MIRC) of 2014 in order to establish a Human Rights Committee; to provide for its membership, functions, powers and administration; to establish a complaints mechanism for the redress of human rights violations, and for related purposes.

  16. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Traditional Rights Court (Composition and Appointments) (Amendment) Act 2014 (P.L. 2014-34). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-10-16 | MHL-2014-L-98686

    To amend Subsection 303(2) of the Traditional Rights Court (Composition and Appointments) Act 1985, 27 MIRC Chp. 3, to provide that judges of the Traditional Rights Court shall hold office during good behavior for a term between 4 and 10 years, or until reaching the age of 72 years, whichever occurs first.

  17. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Criminal Code (Amendment) 2013 (P.L. 2013-28). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-11-26 | MHL-2013-L-97419

  18. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Referendum (Calling for a Constitutional Convention) Act 2006 (P. L. 2006-56). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2006 | MHL-2006-L-92360

    An Act to provide, in accordance with Article XII Section 4 paragraph (6), for the holding of a national Referendum among all qualified voters on the question of calling a Constitutional Convention to consider the proposed amendments to the Constitution, attached herewith in Schedule 1, and for related matters.

  19. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Rules of Criminal Procedure 2005. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 2005-05-01 | MHL-2005-M-87670

    These rules govern the procedure in all criminal proceedings in the Republic of the Marshall Islands.

  20. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Compact of Free Association as Amended (Implementation) Act 2004 [41 MIRC Ch 1], - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 2003-12-03 | MHL-2003-L-87644

    An Act to provide for the implementation of the Compact of Free Association between the Marshall Islands and the USA.

  21. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Economic Policy, Planning and Statistics Office 2003 [10 MIRC Ch 1]. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 2003-03-24 | MHL-2003-L-87646

    Sections
    §101. Short Title.
    §102. Establishment of the Office.
    §103. Purposes of the Office.
    §104. Organization of the Office.
    §105. Policy and Strategic Development Unit.
    §106. Performance Monitoring, Evaluation and Aid Coordination Unit.
    §107. Statistics Collection and Analysis Unit.
    §108. Staff of the office.
    §109. Repeal.
    §110. Effective Date

  22. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Office of the Attorney-General Act 2002 [5 MIRC Ch.6]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002-05-27 | MHL-2002-L-92363

    §601. Short Title.
    §602. Repeal.
    §603. Composition of Office.
    §604. Functions.
    §605. Establishment of Divisions.
    §606. Authorization for Trial Assistants to prosecute.
    §607. Special Assistant Attorney-General.
    §608. Representation of Statutory Authorities Ministries and Departments.
    §609. Power to summons.
    §610. Annual Reports
    §611. Effective Date.

  23. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Health and Environment Personnel Management Act 1995 [5 MIRC Ch.7]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1995-10-06 | MHL-1995-L-92364

    REVISED CODE 2012
    TITLE 5: GOVERNMENT OFFICES AND AGENCIES
    CHAPTER 7. HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT

    Arrangement of Sections
    §701. Short Title.
    §702. Interpretation.
    §703. Authorization to Delegate Powers and Functions.
    §704. Delegation.

  24. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Constitution

    Constitution of the Republic of the Marshall Islands - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1995 | Date of entry into force: 1979-05-01 | MHL-1995-C-46028

    Article I: Supremacy of the Constitution. Article II: Bill of Rights. Provides for the freedom of thought, speech, assembly and petition; prohibits slavery, unreasonable search and seizure, and cruel and unusual punishment, including the death penalty. S. 12 provides for equal protection and freedom from discrimination. Article III: The Council of Iroij. Article IV: The Legislature [Nitijela]. Article V: The Executive. Article VI: The Judiciary. Inter alia, establishes a Supreme Court, a High Court, and a Traditional Rights Court. Article VII: The Public Service. Article VIII: Finance. Article IX: Local Government. Article X: Traditional Rights. Article XI: Citizenship. Article XII: Amendment of the Constitution. Article XIII: Transitional. Existing law shall continue to be in force unless repealed. Article XIV: General.

  25. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Business Corporations Act [52 MIRC Part I]. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1990 | MHL-1990-L-87640

    Regulates the registration, functioning etc. of enterprises in the Marshall Islands.

  26. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Registration of Persons Act 1989 [7 MIRC Ch 16]. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1989-04-07 | MHL-1989-L-87668

    An Act to provide for the registration of Marshallese Citizens, for the issue of identity cards and for purposes connected therewith.

  27. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Traditional Rights Court (Composition and Appointments) Act 1985 [27 MIRC Ch.3]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1985-12-30 | MHL-1985-L-98685

    An Act to authorize the Judicial Service Commission to appoint, remove, and exercise disciplinary control over judges of the Traditional Rights Court; to regularize the appointment of persons functioning as judges of the said Court prior to the commencement of this Act; to prescribe the composition thereof; and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the matters aforesaid.

  28. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    National Environmental Protection Act 1984 [35 MIRC Ch 1]. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1984-12-19 | MHL-1984-L-87660

    An Act to provide for the establishment of a National Environmental Protection Authority for the protection and management of the environment, and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
    [Section numbering style modified to conform to new Code format (Rev.2003)]

  29. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Republic of the Marshall Islands Legal Aid Office Act 1984 [5 MIRC Ch.8]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1984-03-15 | MHL-1984-L-92365

    REVISED CODE 2012
    TITLE 5: PUBLIC OFFICERS AND AGENCIES
    CHAPTER 8. LEGAL AID OFFICE

    Sections
    §801. Short title.
    §802. Interpretation. .
    §803. Establishment of the Republic of the RMI Legal Aid Office.
    §804. Personnel.
    §805. Duties and Responsibilities.
    §806. Independence of the Legal Aid.

  30. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Citizenship Act 1984 [43 MIRC Ch 4]. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1984-03-14 | MHL-1984-L-87642

    An Act to make provision for acquisition of citizenship of the Republic, for the loss and renunciation of that citizenship, for citizenship by registration, and for matters relating thereto.

  31. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Legislative Counsel Act 1981 [5 MIRC Ch.4]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1981-11-18 | MHL-1981-L-92362

    An Act to provide for the establishment of the Office of the Legislative Counsel, and for other matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

  32. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Elections and Referenda Act 1980 [2 MIRC Ch 1]. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1980-12-31 | MHL-1980-L-87647

    An Act to make provisions with respect to elections and referenda. [Previous Part X, Offenses, has been re-codified in 2 MIRC Chapter 2. Previous Part XI, Miscellaneous has been renumbered as the new Part X.][Section numbering and referencing modified to reflect new numbering format]

  33. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Elections Offenses Act [2 MIRC Ch 2]. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1980-12-31 | MHL-1980-L-87648

    Sections:
    §201. Short title.
    §202. Breach of Secrecy.
    §203. Failure to Register [Repealed].
    §204. Offenses by persons assisting voters.
    §205. Double voting.
    §206. Personation.
    §207. Voting while not entitled.
    §208. Candidates at polling places.
    §209. Campaigning on polling day.
    §210. Radio campaigning on polling day.
    §211. Intimidating or bribing voters.
    §212. Intimidating candidates.
    §213. False ballot papers.
    §214. Interference with election/referendum.
    §215. False and misleading information
    §216. Gambling on polling day.
    §217. Alcoholic beverages on polling day.
    §218. General penalty.
    §219. Attempts.

  34. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Auditor-Generals Compensation Act 1980 [3 MIRC Ch 8]. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1980-12-19 | MHL-1980-L-87639

    Section
    §801. Short title.
    §802. Qualifications of the Auditor-General
    §803. Auditor-General¿s compensation

  35. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Criminal Code (31 MIRC, Ch 1). - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1966 | MHL-1966-L-74125

    Provides for criminal acts and punishments therefore including kidnapping which covers trafficking (section 135) and termination of employment in the public sector for felonious acts (section 175).

  36. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure Act (32 MIRC, Ch 1). - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1966 | MHL-1966-L-74126

    Establishes criminal procedure for trying criminal cases.

  37. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Business Regulations Act [20 MIRC Ch 1]. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1966 | MHL-1966-L-87641

    An Act to provide for the licensing of copra business in the Republic and for matters connected therewith.

  38. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Civil Procedure Act [29 MIRC Ch 1]. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1966 | MHL-1966-L-87643

    An Act to establish rules of civil procedure in the Republic.

  39. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Criminal Extradition Act (32 MIRC Ch 2). - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1966 | MHL-1966-L-87645

    An Act to provide for procedures to govern criminal extraditions and matters associated therewith. This Act was codified formerly as Part X of Chapter 1 of this Title.

  40. Marshall Islands - General provisions - Law, Act

    Juvenile Procedure Act [26 MIRC Ch 3]. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1966 | MHL-1966-L-87655

    PART I - GENERAL PROVISIONS.
    §301. Short title.
    §302. Adoption of flexible procedures by courts.
    §303. Definitions.
    §304. Proceedings; conduct generally; delinquency not a crime.
    §305. Same; where brought.
    §306. Orders for persons encouraging, causing or contributing to delinquency; appeals.
    §307. Confinement.

    PART II - LIABILITY FOR ACTS OF MINORS
    §308. Responsibility for Care of Children.
    §309. Liability of Parents, Guardians and other Caretakers.
    §310. Restitution by Parents, Guardians etc;
    §311. Court Procedural Considerations.
    §312. Curfew Hours for Juveniles.


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