Parliament Act no. 8 of 3 June 2015 museum being
Modified repeals, hovedlov replaces information
Landsting Regulation no. 6 of 30 October 1998 on the museum being
Landsting Regulations No. 10 of 21 May 2002 on cultural and recreational activities
Hovedlov to the Greenland Home Rule Executive Order no. 2 of 26 January 1996 on the rules of procedure for Museum and archive Board
Home Rule Executive Order no. 3 of 26 January 1996 concerning the election of authorized representatives of museums in the Museum and Archive Board
Purpose and definition
§ 1. The Greenland Parliament Act aims to ensure Greenland's tangible and intangible cultural heritage and promoting the Greenland museumsvæsens work and cooperation.
Subsection. 2. The material heritage mean movable objects, buildings and cultural environments that give testimony on eras in or elements of society.
Subsection. 3. At the intangible heritage means the practices, performances, expressions, knowledge, skills, as well as instruments, objects, artifacts and cultural spaces associated therewith that communities, groups and, in some cases, individuals recognize as part of their cultural inheritance.
§ 2. The Greenlandic museum being comprised of Greenland National Museum, the accredited museums, see. Chapter 3 and the Museum Board.
§ 3. Museum Administration responsible through the registration, collection, preservation, research, development and dissemination:
1) to act for security of Greenland's cultural heritage
2) to illuminate the Greenlandic cultural and natural history, see. Paragraph. 2 and 3,
3) to make the collections available to the public, and
4) making collections available for research and disseminating research results.
PCS. 2. Lighting of cultural history includes change, variation and continuity in people's living from ancient times to the present.
Subsection. 3. Lighting of natural history includes nature, its development, the present environment and interaction with human beings.
PCS. 4. Museum Administration are cooperating in the common work area in order to facilitate performance of the tasks in paragraph. 1.
Subsection. 5. Museum Administration cooperate within the framework of its responsibilities with the authorities in charge of preservation, other cultural heritage protection and spatial planning.
Greenland National Museum
§ 4. The Government of Greenland up and be responsible for the operation of the Greenland National Museum.
PCS. 2. Greenland National Museum headed by a Director, who is appointed Minister.
§ 5. Greenland National Museum carries out nationwide in § 3, paragraph. 1, mentioned tasks and duties imposed under other legislation.
PCS. 2. Greenland National Museum prepares an annual 4-year work plan sent to the Greenland Government, the Local museums, NUKAKA and Museum Board for information.
Stk.3. Greenland National Museum prepares an annual report on its activities, which shall be sent to the Greenland Government for approval and Museum Board and the Local museums, NUKAKA for information.
§ 6. Greenland National Museum detects all known the Greenland Parliament Act included relics, including national cultural relics, national natural relics and objects that are classified as especially valuable.
Subsection. 2. Greenland National Museum should be with the participation of communities, groups and relevant organizations identify and define the various elements of intangible heritage present in Greenland and must prepare and regularly update a list of this.
Subsection. 3. Greenland National Museum is responsible for the protection of intangible cultural heritage in Greenland.
§ 7. Greenland National Museum collects, construct and maintain representative collections.
PCS. 2. Single articles from or parts of the collections can be deposited with museums that are approved under Part 3. Deposited objects may be revoked at any time.
Subsection. 3. Greenland National Museum in exceptional cases upon the recommendation of the Director and approval of Naalakkersuisut separate objects of the collections.
Subsection. 4. Separation of objects can only be made to approved museums. Need none of the approved museums to receive it or the objects, the Greenland Government may approve that separation happens to others or rejection.
§ 8. Greenland National Museum conducts cultural research, including archaeological studies in Greenland, and through dissemination work for the dissemination of the Greenlandic tangible and intangible cultural heritage and Greenland's cultural development.
§ 9. Greenland National Museum shall make the collections available for research. Costs for this can be imposed incurred by those who wish to use the collections.
PCS. 2. Sessions shall be available to the public at predetermined times.
Subsection. 3. Greenland National Museum can charge to visit the museum.
Subsection. 4. For educational institutions who visit the museum as part of their education, no fee is required.
§ 10. Greenland National Museum counselor approved museums in the museum academic affairs.
Subsection. 2. Greenland National Museum should, to the extent it is scientifically and technically possible, perform special preservation work of the accredited museums. Their associated costs borne by the museums.
Subsection. 3. The Government may lay down detailed rules for the Greenland National Museum and Arkiv's obligations to the accredited museums, including the payment of costs associated with counseling.
§ 11. Greenland National Museum oversees the storage of the accredited museum collections.
§ 12. Greenland National Museum participates in the Greenlandic museumsvæsens behalf of the international museum cooperation.
PCS. 2. Greenland National Museum dealer in Greenland museumsvæsens behalf of the reversal of historical relics, carried out in Denmark or abroad.
§ 13. The Government may, on the Museum Board approve a museum to carry out further described parts of the in § 3, paragraph. 1, said company within a geographical or subject area defined.
Subsection. 2. As part of an approved museum entity may enter into other purveyors work, including the museum can engage in cooperation with other purveyors institutions.
§ 14. To obtain approval according to § 13 paragraph. 1, the following conditions must be met:
1) The museum shall be municipal, inter-municipal, non-profit or owned by an association whose purpose is the museum's operation.
2) The museum shall assume responsibility for a specified part of Greenland's tangible and intangible cultural heritage or for other specified museum tasks.
3) The statutes shall contain provisions on the museum's name, ownership, purpose, responsibility, board composition, election of board of directors, facilities, budget, accounting, auditing, access to statutory changes and a possible end situation.
4) The museum shall have a reasonable standard to ensure proper storage of museum collections, and an economic base that makes it possible to maintain the standard.
5) The museum's director must have a relevant museum training or otherwise be qualified to manage the affairs of the museum.
6) assemblies must be available to the public at predetermined times, and the museum may charge for the visitors, but must charge access for educational institutions who visit the museum as part of the teaching.
§ 15. The museum prepares an annual 4-year work plan sent to the municipality that operates or may subsidize the museum, Greenland National Museum and Museum Board for information.
Subsection. 2. The museum prepares annual accounts, a budget and a report on its museum company that sent the municipality that operates or may subsidize the museum for approval. Receiver museum not municipal grant, approved the financial statements, the draft budget and the report under the provisions of the statutes of the museum, see. § 14, no. 3
Subsection. 3. The museum's annual accounts, budget and report on museum activities, see. Paragraph. 2, sent to the Government of Greenland, Greenland National Museum and Museum Board for information.
§ 16. Approved museums are about Greenland National Museum report the findings included in Chapter 5.
§ 17. Items from an accredited museum collections may only be excreted or deposited with other approved museums or Greenland National Museum. If no other accredited museums or Greenland National Museum wish to receive it or the objects, excretion, however, happen to others or to rejection.
§ 18. The Greenland Government may of its own motion or on reports from Museum Board to withdraw the approval if the museum no longer satisfies the requirements of § 14, or fails to fulfill its obligations under §§ 15-17. Before this happens withdrawal of approval must be obtained an opinion from the Museum Board.
Subsection. 2. If the museum brings conditions under subsection. 1 in order within deadline set by the Government of Greenland, involved approval, and the museum must cease its activities. Museum Board shall, before determining the time limit issue an opinion.
§ 19. If a museum must cease its activities, determines Greenland National Museum, what will happen to the museum's collections.
PCS. 2. Upon termination due to a withdrawal of the museum's approval, the decision under paragraph. 1 taken in such a way that it ceased museum again dispose of collections if the museum a new authorization within 2 years after the withdrawal.
§ 20. The Government shall set up a museum board consisting of 5 members and alternate members, of which:
1) one member and one alternate appointed by the Greenland National Museum,
2) one member and one alternate appointed by the Local museums, NUKAKA, among the accredited museums leaders
3) one member and one alternate appointed by the Local museums, NUKAKA, among the accredited museums directors
4) one member and one alternate appointed by the Greenlandic Association of Local Authorities, KANUKOKA and
5) one member and one alternate appointed by Ilisimatusarfik.
Subsection. 2. Museum Board members are appointed for a period of 4 years following the calendar year. Reappointment may take place.
Subsection. 3. Museum Board from among its members a chairman and a deputy chairman.
PCS. 4. Museum Board shall adopt its rules.
§ 21. Museum Board secretariat function is handled by the Greenland National Museum, providing a permanent secretary available. The performance of the secretariat function should be separated from the Greenland National Museum and Arkiv work.
§ 22. Museum Board shall:
1) to act as co-operative body for museum services nationwide
2) advise the Government of Greenland and other public authorities in museum affairs
3) to set the museums for approval in accordance. § 13, and
4) to report to the Government of Greenland, where the Museum Board becomes aware that a museum no longer fulfill the conditions for obtaining authorization provided. § 14, or fails to fulfill its obligations under §§ 15-17.
§ 23. Museum Board shall prepare an annual report on its activities, which shall be forwarded to the Government of Greenland, Greenland National Museum and the accredited museums for information.
Protection of relic
§ 24. The relic of the past, which is found in Greenland, and which no one can prove its rights as owner, is a national cultural relic:
1) where they are processed by the valuable material or cultural significance or
2) In the case of discovery of shipwrecks, cargo or parts of such wrecks likely to be lost for more than 100 years ago, made on the deep seabed of Danish nationals resident in Greenland or stays in Greenland or of a Danish-registered vessel registered in Greenland.
Subsection. 2. The Government may decide that the findings of certain relics of the past done on the deep seabed, including shipwrecks, cargo or parts of such wrecks, lost for less than 100 years ago, must be regarded as national cultural relics.
PCS. 3. The provisions of paragraph. 1, no. 1 above findings are also finding of such objects lie or have been in our territorial waters.
Subsection. 4. In the deep seabed, see. Paragraph. 1 pt. 2 and. 2, means the seabed and subsoil thereof, beyond the limits of national jurisdiction.
§ 25. The relic of the past, which is found in Greenland, which no one can prove his rightful owner, the national natural relic, in the case of botanical or zoological object of a fossil or subfossil origin, or a geological subject of outstanding scientific or the display value.
Subsection. 2. Items that are or have been on the territorial sea, subject to paragraph. 1.
§ 26. Objects that are not covered by §§ 24-25, but that illustrate important aspects of Greenlandic cultural history, can the Greenland National Museum is classified as especially valuable.
§ 27. National cultural relics, see. § 24, and national natural relic, see. § 25, belongs to Greenland.
PCS. 2. Classified articles as listed. § 26, belongs to the owner of the object.
PCS. 3. The owner of those mentioned in § 26 classified objects must inform Greenland National Museum on proposed changes in property and its location.
Subsection. 4. The intended sale of the mentioned in § 26 classified objects they must first offered the Government of Greenland to the sales price. By intended sale at public auction, the owner must notify the Greenland National Museum and Archives thereof.
§ 28. Whoever finds relics of the past, or have such relics in its possession, shall immediately notify the Greenland National Museum or one of the approved museums. This also applies to items that are or have been in our territorial waters and the discovery of shipwrecks, cargo or parts of such wrecks, which is done on the deep seabed of Danish nationals resident in Greenland or stay in Greenland or a Danish-registered vessel registered in Greenland.
Subsection. 2. Discovery of vestiges of the past must not be disturbed. If there is imminent danger of damage or destruction, the finder, however, include found for temporary storage referred to. However paragraph. 3. Greenland National Museum proves finder reasonable expenses incurred in connection with the necessary security and storage of found meaning. However paragraph. 4.
Subsection. 3. There shall not, without permission from the Greenland National Museum made changes in the condition of shipwrecks, cargo or parts of such wrecks, which is done on the deep seabed, and which no one can prove its rightful owner. The occupying such items or get such an object in his possession, shall immediately deliver the object to the Greenland National Museum. Anyone who has gathered up, are not entitled to a reward.
Subsection. 4. Danish citizens with permanent residence or stay in Greenland and legal persons domiciled in Greenland shall not, without permission from the owner to make or cause to be made any changes regarding shipwrecks, cargo or parts of such wrecks, which is done on the deep seabed, and which belong to other than Greenland.
§ 29. Greenland National Museum make based on notification in accordance. § 28 para. 1, decide whether the case of a national cultural relic, a national natural relic or a particularly valuable object.
Subsection. 2. Assesses Greenland Museum and Archives, to the case of a national cultural relic or a national natural relic, the finder, or the one who has the object in his possession, shall promptly deliver to found the museum. Greenland National Museum gives his rulings object storage.
§ 30. particularly rare and valuable cultural and historical findings may Naalakkersuisut opinion from the Greenland National Museum pay a reward to the finder.
§ 31. The Greenland Government may lay down detailed rules on the protection of relics from the past, including the review of findings, storage and delivery.
Acquisition and export
§ 32. A museum may acquire an object if the object has been exported from another country in violation of that country's laws, and the relationship is governed by an international agreement which has been signed by the country concerned and Denmark.
PCS. 2. Where an acquisition has been made contrary to paragraph. 1, provides for the restitution in accordance with the international agreement referred to in paragraph. 1.
§ 33. Man-made objects of Greenlandic origin prior to 1945, and objects pursuant to § 26 are classified as particularly valuable, can not be carried out by the country without permission from the Greenland National Museum.
Subsection. 2. Greenland National Museum carries out in doubtful cases dating of objects are being provided.
Subsection. 3. Export license may in certain cases be notified with a limited validity.
§ 34. If not given an export license according to § 33 paragraph. 1, the owner of such objects require them taken over by the Government of Greenland to the price that would be achieved by sale on the open market.
PCS. 2. The pricing is made Minister after obtaining valuations, including the opinion of the Greenland National Museum.
§ 35. Greenland National Museum and Arkiv financed through grants from the Treasury, by external grants and the sale of services, etc.
Subsection. 2. Treasury subsidies for Greenland National Museum stipulated in the annual appropriation acts.
§ 36. The Government and local councils to subsidize local museum business.
Complaints and penalties
§ 37. Decisions taken by the Greenland National Museum can within 4 weeks appealed to the Government of Greenland. Before Naalakkersuisut take a final decision, obtained the opinion of the Museum Board.
§ 38. Violation of § 27 paragraph. 3 and 4, § 28 para. 1, § 28 para. 2, first sentence., § 28 para. 3, 1st and 2nd clauses., § 28 para. 4, § 29 paragraph. 2, first sentence., § 32 and § 33 paragraph. 1, there may be fined.
PCS. 2. In regulations issued pursuant to this Act may provide for the imposition of fines for violating the rules.
Subsection. 3. How The Greenland Parliament Act or regulations issued in pursuance of the Act provides for the imposition of fines, the fine imposed on a legal person under the provisions of the Criminal Code for Greenland.
Subsection. 4. The offense shall accrue to the Treasury.
Commencement and termination provisions
§ 39. The Greenland Parliament Act shall enter into force on 1 August 2015.
Subsection. 2. At the same time Landsting Regulation no. 6 of 30 October 1998 on the museum being amended, and § 30 paragraph. 1, no. 9, in county Regulation no. 10 of 21 May 2002 on cultural and recreational activities.
Subsection. 3. Rules established or maintained under Landsting Regulation no. 6 of 30 October 1998 on the museum being amended, shall remain in force until repealed or replaced by rules laid down under the present Parliament Act or other legislation.
Greenland, June 3, 2015