26.0103 Limitations of chapter.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 26.0103]

Nothing in this chapter may be construed to:

(1) interfere with the course or conduct of a labor dispute, except that actions otherwise authorized by this chapter or other laws may be taken when necessary to forestall or mitigate imminent or existing danger to public health or safety;

(2) interfere with dissemination of news or comment on public affairs; but any communi-cations facility or organization (including but not limited to radio and television stations, wire services, and newspapers) may be required to transmit or print public service messages furnish-ing information or instructions in connection with a disaster emergency;

(3) affect the jurisdiction or responsibilities of police forces, fire fighting forces, units of the armed forces of the United States, or of any personnel thereof, when on active duty; but territorial disaster emergency plans shall place reliance upon the forces available for performance of functions related to disaster emergencies; or

(4) limit, modify, or abridge the authority of the Governor to proclaim martial law or exercise any other powers vested in him under the constitution, statutes, or common law of this Territory independent of, or in conjunction with, any provisions of this chapter.

History: 1978, PL 15-105 § 3.