FSMC, TITLE 26.  HISTORICAL SITES & ANITQUITIES

 
 
 
Chapter 1:  General Provisions

101.    Declaration of policy.
102.    Definitions.
 
      101.  Declaration of policy.
     It is the policy of the Federated States of Micronesia to protect and preserve the diverse cultural heritage of the peoples of Micronesia and, in furtherance of that policy, to assist in the identification and maintenance of those areas, sites, and objects of historical significance within the Federated States of Micronesia.

Source:  COM PL 3-34 1; TT Code 1970, 67 TTC 251; TT Code 1980, 67 TTC 251; PL 1-48 1.

Cross-reference:  The statutory provisions on Environmental Protection are found in title 25 of this code.

      102.  Definitions.
     Whenever used in this title, unless the subject matter, context, or sense otherwise requires:

     (1)   "Cultural attribute" means all aspects of local culture, tradition, arts, crafts, all social institutions, forms of expression, and modes of social interaction.

     (2)   "Historic property" means sites, structures, buildings, objects, and areas of significance in local history, archeology, or culture.

     (3)   "Historical artifact" means an object produced by human beings 30 or more years previously.

Source:  PL 1-48 2.

Editor's note:  Subsections rearranged in alphabetical order in 1982 edition of this code.

Cross-reference:  The statutory provisions on Environmental Protection are found in title 25 of this code.