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Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Regulations 1988 (NI)

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Reg No. 3 of 1988
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This is a regulation of the previous Norfolk Island Legislative Assembly that was continued in force under s16 and 16A of the Norfolk Island Act 1979.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development
Registered 21 Dec 2015


NORFOLK                            ISLAND



Regulations No. 3 of 1988



I,  William McFadyen Campbell, Deputy Administrator of Norfolk Island, acting in accordance with the advice of the Executive Council of Norfolk Island, hereby make the following Regulations under the Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1987.

Dated this eighteenth day of May 1988

                                                                                    W. McF. Campbell

                                                                                    Deputy Administrator

By His Honour’s Command

G.J. Bennett

Minister for Commerce and Health



Short title

      1.         These Regulations may be cited as the Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Regulations 1988.


      2.         (1)        In these Regulations, unless the contrary intention appears, “Act” means the Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1987.

                  (2)        For the purposes of these Regulations, unless the contrary intention appears, words, expressions and provisions contained in these Regulations have the same interpretation, application and effect as they have under the Act.

Prescribed categories

      3.         For the purposes of paragraph 5(1)(i) of the Act, the following categories are prescribed —

(a)        archaeological objects not of Norfolk Island origin;

(b)        natural science objects;

(c)        numismatic objects;

(d)       social history objects; and

(e)        philatelic objects.

Norfolk Island Cultural Heritage Control List

      4.         (1)        For the purposes of subsection 15(1) of the Act, the list of categories of objects that constitute the movable cultural heritage of Norfolk Island and are subject to export control is the list set out in column 2 of the Schedule.

                  (2)        For the purposes of subsection 15(2) of the Act, a category of objects listed in column 2 of the Schedule is of the class specified in column 3 of the Schedule opposite to the category.

                                                            SCHEDULE                                                     Regulation 4


Column 1


Column 2

Category of objects

Column 3

Class of objects


Objects recovered from the wreck in 1790 at Pitcairn Island of HM Armed Vessel Bounty



Objects landed in Norfolk Island on 8 June 1856 and brought from Pitcairn Island on the vessel Morayshire



Objects  recovered  from or located in the Kingston – Arthur’s Vale Historic Area and relating to convicts, free settlers, military or naval personnel associated with the penal settlement of Norfolk Island before 8 June 1856



Objects recovered from ships wrecked before 1 January 1938 in territorial waters within the meaning of the Territorial Waters Act 1926




Notified Gazette No. 25, 26 May 1988.

Commenced on notification (26 May 1988).

Printed on the authority of the Administrator.

© Norfolk Island Government 2004

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