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  1. Marshall Islands - Constitutional law - Law, Act

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

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

  2. Marshall Islands - Constitutional law - Law, Act

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

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

  3. Marshall Islands - Constitutional law - Law, Act

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

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

  4. Marshall Islands - Constitutional law - Law, Act

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

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

  5. Marshall Islands - Constitutional law - Law, Act

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

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

  6. Marshall Islands - Constitutional law - 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.

  7. Marshall Islands - Constitutional law - 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.

  8. Marshall Islands - Constitutional law - 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.

  9. Marshall Islands - Constitutional law - 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.

  10. Marshall Islands - Constitutional law - 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).

  11. Marshall Islands - Constitutional law - 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.

  12. Marshall Islands - Constitutional law - 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.

  13. Marshall Islands - Constitutional law - 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.

  14. Marshall Islands - Constitutional law - 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.

  15. Marshall Islands - Constitutional law - 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.

  16. Marshall Islands - Constitutional law - 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.

  17. Marshall Islands - Constitutional law - 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.

  18. Marshall Islands - Constitutional law - 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.

  19. Marshall Islands - Constitutional law - 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]

  20. Marshall Islands - Constitutional law - 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.


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