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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Micronesia, Oceania

    This Chapter concerns the determination of title or other legal interest in land in the State of Kosrae and the registration of such title or interest.For purposes of this Chapter, a land Court is established The Court shall succeed to all responsibilities, registers, properties and assets of the Land Commission. It may make orders and decisions regarding the determination of interests and registration of land, including the subdivision of any interest or rights in land and the determination of any claim of heirship to a deceased person's title or interest in lands.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Micronesia, Oceania

    This Chapter provides for procedures for the acquisition of land for public purposes by the State of Kosrae and transfer of title in public land.As for acquisition of land, the State shall conduct friendly negotiations with the owner of the land, and only after failure to acquire the land in such manner, may initiate court action aimed at expropriation. The Chapter sets out the criteria for acquisition of land for public use. As for transfer of title of public land, this may be done by the Governor upon approval of the Legislature.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Micronesia, Oceania

    This Chapter provides for the creation of District Land Offices for each district in the Trust Territory and the appointment of a District Land Title Officer for each district.The functions of the District Land Offices shall be to: (a) determine the extent of public lands within the district; (b) administer, manage and control such public lands; and (c) administer claims arising out of or pertaining to the use or occupation of private lands by the United States government or any of its agencies, or by the government of the Trust Territory within the district, in accordance with the laws of

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Micronesia, Oceania

    This Chapter establishes procedures to be followed by the Government of the Trust Territory in the exercise of its power to acquire real property by eminent domain, i.e. to condemn property for public use or purposes and to appropriate the ownership and possession of such property for such public use upon paying the owner a just compensation to be ascertained according to the law.The Act concerns, among other things, proceedings at the High Court, the establishment of value of land by the High Court and determination of ownership in the event of dispute.

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Micronesia, Oceania

    This Chapter makes provision with compulsory acquisition of (a right in) land and administration of public land in the State of Chuuk.The Chapter defines the duties of the Governor as regards the proper administration of land, sets out criteria and procedures for the condemnation of land and provides the determination and award of compensation, the determination of claims by a Claims Board and the resolution of disputes regarding titles in land or compensation.

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