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  1. Marshall Islands - - 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

  2. Marshall Islands - - Law, Act

    Marshall Islands Health Fund Act of 2002 [7 MIRC Ch 2]. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 2002-05-27 | MHL-2002-L-74134

    Transfers responsibility for the administration and oversight of the Health Fund and its programs to the Ministry of Health Services. Repeals the Social Security Health Fund Act 1991 (49 MIRC Chapter 2).

  3. Marshall Islands - - 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.

  4. Marshall Islands - - Law, Act

    Prostitution Prohibition Act 2001 [31 MIRC Ch 5]. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 2001-10-18 | MHL-2001-L-87663

    An Act to prohibit prostitution and related activities in the Republic.

  5. Marshall Islands - - Law, Act

    Fisheries Act [51 MIRC Ch 2]. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1997-10-13 | MHL-1997-L-87649

    PART I- FISHERIES CONSERVATION, MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT
    §201. Short Title.
    §202. Exclusive control and Management of marine resources.
    §203. Conservation, management and sustainable use of the fishery resources.
    §204. Objectives and Purposes.
    §205. Authority may determine total level of fishing and allocations of fishing rights.
    §206. Authority may determine participatory rights in fishery.
    §207. Designated fisheries- fishery management and development plans.
    §208. Conservation and management measures.
    §209. Protection of certain species.
    §210. Protection and promotion of artisanal fisheries.
    §211. Fisheries Exclusion Zone.
    §212. Cooperation on high seas fishing for highly resources.
    §213. Consultation on international fisheries management.
    §214. Fishing with poisons or explosives.
    §215. Limitations on taking turtles.
    §216. Control of sponges.
    §217. Control of pinctada margarztzfera (black-lip mother of pearl oyster shell).
    §218. Prohibition of harvesting trochus except during Open season.
    §219. Introduction of fish into Fishery Waters.
    §220. Prohibition of removal of fish from nets, traps,
    §221. Protection of fish aggregating devices, artificial Reefs mooring buoys, floats, trays etc.
    §222. Protection of fishing vessel or gear.
    §223. Use of possession of prohibited fishing gear
    §224. Prohibition of driftnet fishing.

    PART II - TRADE COMMERCIAL SALE AND EXPORT
    §225. Prohibition of trade in fish, fish products, or other marine resources.
    §226. Commercial sale of endangered species.
    §227. Export of live fish, fish products or other marine migratory fish stocks.

  6. Marshall Islands - - Law, Act

    Fisheries Enforcement Act [51 MIRC Ch 5]. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1997-10-13 | MHL-1997-L-87650

    Part I - Monitoring, Control and Surveillance
    Part II - Miscellaneous
    Part III - Jurisdiction, Legal Proceedings and Evidence
    Part IV - Forfeiture and Disposition of Seized or Confiscated Property

  7. Marshall Islands - - 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.

  8. Marshall Islands - - 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.

  9. Marshall Islands - - Law, Act

    Heavy Equipment Vehicle Act of 1994 [13 MIRC Ch 4]. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1994-10-10 | MHL-1994-L-87654

    An Act to provide for certain requirements relating to the operation of heavy equipment vehicles on the road during normal business hours.

  10. Marshall Islands - - Law, Act

    Cooperatives Act 1993 [18 MIRC Ch 2]. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1993-10-12 | MHL-1993-L-74124

    Part I - General Provisions and Definitions
    Part II - Formation and Articles
    Part III - By-law Provisions
    Part IV - Officers
    Part V - Members
    Part VI - Stock
    Part VII - Powers
    Part VIII - Marketing Contracts
    Part IX - Allocation and Distribution
    Part X - Audit, Records

  11. Marshall Islands - - Law, Act

    Nuclear Claims Compensation Protection Act of 1992. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1993-09-14 | MHL-1993-L-87661

    An Act to protect the financial interests of persons affected by the Nuclear Testing Program who receive compensation under the 177 Provision of the Compact of Free Association.

  12. Marshall Islands - - Law, Act

    National Training Council Act 1991 [14 MIRC Ch.6]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1991 | MHL-1991-L-102770

    An Act to establish the National Training Council to provide vocational and other training programs for Marshallese citizens and expand human resources development in the Republic, and to repeal and replace the Industries Development Act 1981. [The citation is changed to National Training Council Act since the Industrial Development Act was repealed by this Act, [P.L. 1991-140, §1; Recodified, was previously under Title 10, Chapter 3].

  13. Marshall Islands - - Law, Act

    Merchant Seafarers Act, 1990 (47 MIRC, Ch. 8). - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1990-09-13 | MHL-1990-L-74135

    Regulates the rights, responsibilities and treatment of seafarers including minimum age, payment of wages, termination of employment, holidays and leave, burial expenses, working hours, repatriation, discipline, freedom of association, labour contracts and industrial relations.

  14. Marshall Islands - - Law, Act

    Maritime Administration Act, 1990 (47 MIRC, Ch. 1). - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1990-09-13 | MHL-1990-L-87657

    An Act to provide for a comprehensive modernization of the maritime laws of the Republic of the Marshall Islands.
    [The Chapters in this Title were originally codified in 34 MIRC 3. They have been re-codified in this Title for ease of use and to conform to the style of the Code. No substantive changes were made in the re-codification. This Chapter 1 contains Parts I, VI, VII, VIII and XI of old 34 MIRC 3.]

  15. Marshall Islands - - Law, Act

    Republic of the Marshall Islands Maritime Act (MI 1990-107). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1990-09-13 | MHL-1990-L-97412

  16. Marshall Islands - - Law, Act

    Social Security Act 1990 (49 MIRC, Ch. 1). - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1990-02-19 | MHL-1990-L-74142

    Establishes a social security system with pension benefits and early retirement, whereby workers would be ensured a measure of security in their old age and during disability, and whereby surviving spouses and surviving children of deceased workers would be ensured support after the loss of the family's income.

  17. Marshall Islands - - 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.

  18. Marshall Islands - - Law, Act

    Health Care Revenue Fund Act 1989 [7 MIRC Ch 3]. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1989-09-18 | MHL-1989-L-87651

    Sections:
    §301. Short title.
    §302. The Health Service Revenue fund.
    §303. Payments into the Fund.
    §304. Payments out of the Fund.
    §305. Health Services Board.
    §306. Bank accounts, investment.
    §307. Accounts and records.
    §308. Taxation.
    §309. Reports.
    §310. Regulations.

  19. Marshall Islands - - 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.

  20. Marshall Islands - - Law, Act

    Public Holidays Act 1988 [1 MIRC Ch.9]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1988-10-24 | MHL-1988-L-74140

    Sections:
    §901. Short Title
    §902. Public Holidays
    §903. Bills and other payments.
    §904. Payments due on public holidays.
    §905. Declaration of Special Holidays
    §906. Right to open public offices
    §907. Purpose of Gospel Day
    §908. Nuclear Victims Remembrance Day

  21. Marshall Islands - - Law, Act

    Public Safety Act 1988 [5 MIRC Ch 5]. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1988-10-24 | MHL-1988-L-87665

    An Act to provide for the establishment of a Department of Public Safety, Police Force and Prisons and to specify the powers and functions of the officers of the Force and Prisons and for matters connected therewith.

  22. Marshall Islands - - Law, Act

    Prohibition of Political Activities by Aliens Act 1988 [43 MIRC Ch 5]. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1988-03-17 | MHL-1988-L-87662

    An Act to prohibit participation and involvement of aliens and non-citizens in political activities in the Republic of the Marshall Islands and for purposes incidental thereto.

  23. Marshall Islands - - Law, Act

    Communicable Diseases Prevention and Control Act 1988. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1988 | MHL-1988-L-70203

    Includes an article on non-discrimination inter alia with respect to employment of person infected with communicable diseases including HIV/AIDS.

  24. Marshall Islands - - Law, Act

    Marshall Islands Nuclear Claims Tribunal Act 1987 [42 MIRC Ch 1]. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1987-10-09 | MHL-1987-L-87658

    An Act to provide for the establishment and operation of the Marshall Islands Nuclear Claims Tribunal and for related purposes.

  25. Marshall Islands - - Law, Act

    Non-Resident Workers (Fee) Act 1987 (16 MIRC, Ch. 2). - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1987-04-01 | MHL-1987-L-74137

    Repeals the Nonresident Workers Act 1983 and provides for the levy of a fee from the employers of nonresident workers.

  26. Marshall Islands - - Law, Act

    Minimum Wage Act 1986 (16 MIRC, Ch. 4). - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1986-03-06 | MHL-1986-L-74136

    Prescribes a minimum wage for all employees of the Government of the Marshall Islands and of the private sector.

  27. Marshall Islands - - Law, Act

    Marshall Islands Youth Advisory Board Act 1986 [10 MIRC Ch 4]. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1986-03-06 | MHL-1986-L-87659

    An Act to create a Youth Advisory Board in the Republic to serve as an umbrella agency in youth development.

  28. Marshall Islands - - 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.

  29. Marshall Islands - - 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)]

  30. Marshall Islands - - 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.

  31. Marshall Islands - - 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.

  32. Marshall Islands - - Law, Act

    Rehabilitation Act 1984 [7 MIRC Ch 5]. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1984-03-14 | MHL-1984-L-87669

    An Act to provide for a revolving fund for rehabilitation of patients.

  33. Marshall Islands - - Law, Act

    Labor (Minimum Conditions) Inquiry Act 1983 [16 MIRC Ch 5]. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1983-10-17 | MHL-1983-L-74133

    Establishes the Board of Inquiry into minimum conditions of employment and sets out the Board's powers and procedures.

  34. Marshall Islands - - Law, Act

    Public Service Commission Compensation Act 1983 [5 MIRC Ch.1]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1983-02-11 | MHL-1983-L-92361

    An Act to provide compensation for the Chairman and Members of the Public Service Commission.

  35. Marshall Islands - - Law, Act

    Health Services Act 1983 [19 MIRC Ch 1]. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1983-02-02 | MHL-1983-L-87652

    PART I- PRELIMINARY
    §101. Short title.
    §102. Interpretation.

    PART II- LICENSING OF HEALTH PERSONNEL
    §103. Application of Part II.

    PART III - MISCELLANEOUS
    §104. The Medical Board.
    §105. Standards.
    §106. Licenses.
    §107. Records of licenses.
    §108. Revocation and suspension.
    §109. Requirement of license.

    PART IV - TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS
    §110. Offenses and penalties.
    §111. Fees for official services.
    §112. Health training.
    §113. Regulations.
    §114. Existing Standards, etc.
    §115. Existing Fee Schedules.

  36. Marshall Islands - - 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.

  37. Marshall Islands - - 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]

  38. Marshall Islands - - 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.

  39. Marshall Islands - - Law, Act

    Arbitration Act 1980 [30 MIRC Ch 3]. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1980-12-30 | MHL-1980-L-87637

    PART I - PRELIMINARY

    §301. Short title.
    §302. Interpretation.
    §303. Application of this Act.

    PART II - ENFORCEMENT OF ARBITRATION AGREEMENTS

    §304. Validity of arbitration agreements.
    §305. Orders to arbitrate.
    §306. Consolidation of arbitrations.
    §307. Appointment of arbitrations.

    PART III - CONDUCT OF ARBITRATIONS

    §308. Number of arbitrations.
    §309. Procedure generally.
    §310. Subpoenas.
    §311. Depositions.
    §312. Discovery in certain cases.
    §313. Making of awards.

    §314. Form of awards.
    §315. Time for making awards.
    §316. Correction of awards.
    §317. Powers of the High Court in relation to awards.
    §318. Effect on awards.

    PART IV- MISCELLANEOUS

    §319. Arbitrators Fees and Expenses.

  40. Marshall Islands - - 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

  41. Marshall Islands - - Law, Act

    Public Service Commission Act 1979 [5 MIRC Ch 1]. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1979-06-23 | MHL-1979-L-87666

    An Act to establish the duties and responsibilities of the Public Service Commission and for other matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

  42. Marshall Islands - - Law, Act

    Nonresident Worker's Health Certificates Act 1970 [16 MIRC Ch.3]. - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1970 | MHL-1970-L-74138

    Provides that all migrant workers must hold a certificate of health before entry into the Islands stating that they do not have any communicable diseases. In addition, they must go through a physical examination within 10 days of arriving into the country.

    Section
    §301. Short title.
    §302. Statement of policy
    §303. Required
    §304. Physical examination required.
    §305. Notification to Cabinet of reasons for rejecting permit holder.
    §306. Revocation of entry permit.
    §307. Penalties for violation of Chapter
    §308. Regulations.

  43. Marshall Islands - - Law, Act

    Protection of Resident Workers Act 1970 (16 MIRC, Ch. 1). - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1970 | MHL-1970-L-74139

    Provides for preferential treatment in terms of employment for resident workers. Establishes in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs a Labor Division Employment Service, headed by an Employment Service Officer, to create a system of free public employment offices for workers seeking employment. Sets out the procedures and requirements for importation of alien workers.

  44. Marshall Islands - - Law, Act

    Seamen's Protection Act 1970 (34 MIRC, Ch. 2). - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1970 | MHL-1970-L-74141

    Provides for the protection of the rights of seamen.

  45. Marshall Islands - - 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).

  46. Marshall Islands - - 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.

  47. Marshall Islands - - 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.

  48. Marshall Islands - - 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.

  49. Marshall Islands - - 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.

  50. Marshall Islands - - 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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