National Park System Damages Law and Legal Definition

"Damages includes the following:

(1) Compensation for--

(A) (i) the cost of replacing, restoring, or acquiring the equivalent of a park system resource; and

(ii) the value of any significant loss of use of a park system resource pending its restoration or replacement or the acquisition of an equivalent resource; or

(B) the value of the park system resource in the event the resource cannot be replaced or restored.

(2) The cost of damage assessments under section 3(b) [16 USCS § 19jj-2(b)]." (16 USCS § 19jj)