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Chapter 70: Indian Antiquities, Archaeological Resources and Unmarked Human Skeletal Remains Protection.

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Article 1 - Indian Antiquities. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-1§ 70-1. Private landowners urged to refrain from destruction.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-2§ 70-2. Possessors of relics urged to commit them to custody of State agencies.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-3§ 70-3. Preservation of relics on public lands.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-4§ 70-4. Destruction or sale of relic from public lands made misdemeanor.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-5 through 70-9§§ 70-5 through 70-9. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 2 - Archaeological Resources Protection Act. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-10§ 70-10. Short title.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-11§ 70-11. Findings and purpose.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-12§ 70-12. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-13§ 70-13. Archaeological investigations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-13.1§ 70-13.1. Criminal record checks of applicants for permit or license.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-14§ 70-14. Rule-making authority; custody of resources.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-15§ 70-15. Prohibited acts and criminal penalties.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-16§ 70-16. Civil penalties.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-17§ 70-17. Forfeiture.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-18§ 70-18. Confidentiality.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-19§ 70-19. Cooperation with private individuals.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-20§ 70-20. Delegation of responsibilities.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-21 through 70-25§§ 70-21 through 70-25. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-21§ 70-21. Cemeteries on State lands.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 3 - Unmarked Human Burial and Human Skeletal Remains Protection Act. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-26§ 70-26. Short title.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-27§ 70-27. Findings and purpose.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-28§ 70-28. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-29§ 70-29. Discovery of remains and notification of authorities.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-30§ 70-30. Jurisdiction over remains.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-31§ 70-31. Archaeological investigation of human skeletal remains.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-32§ 70-32. Consultation with the Native American Community.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-33§ 70-33. Consultation with other individuals.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-34§ 70-34. Skeletal analysis.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-35§ 70-35. Disposition of human skeletal remains.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-36§ 70-36. Financial responsibility.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-37§ 70-37. Prohibited acts.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-38§ 70-38. Rule-making authority.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-39§ 70-39. Exceptions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-40§ 70-40. Penalties.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-41 through 70-45§§ 70-41 through 70-45. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 4 - North Carolina Archaeological Record Program. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-46§ 70-46. Short title.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-47§ 70-47. Findings and purpose.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-48§ 70-48. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-49§ 70-49. The North Carolina Archaeological Record Program.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-50§ 70-50. Site Steward Program.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-51§ 70-51. Archaeological investigations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 70-52§ 70-52. Rule-making authority.[HTML] [RTF]

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