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  1. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2005
    Nauru

    The overall impact that the National Sustainable Development Strategy (NSDS) seeks to make is captured in the people’s vision for development and is stated as follows: “A future where individual, community, business and government partnerships contribute to a sustainable quality of life for all Nauruans”.The five long-term goals for Nauru remain unchanged from the 2005 NSDS.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation
    January, 0001
    Papua New Guinea

    This Act provides with respect to local government in accordance with section 187B of the Constitution, which requires an Organic Law to provide for, or make provision in respect of, the form and the manner of establishment of the Provincial Governments and the Local-level Governments. The system of Provincial Governments established by this Organic Law applies to the government of the National Capital District and the provisions of this Organic Law relating to Provincial Governments apply to the National Capital District.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Nauru, Oceania

    This Act concerns the abolition on certain restrictions concerning trusts and provides rules for the creation in Nauru of a trust in perpetuity or for any lesser duration. This Act shall not apply to any settlement, disposition or trust of any land or of any interest in any land where such land is situated in Nauru. The Act also concerns grant of administration of a foreign will or estate. Executors of a foreign will or administrators of a foreign estate shall be a trustee corporation.

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Nauru, Oceania

    This Ordinance grants powers to the Administrator of Nauru to make Regulations affecting the affairs of natives with regard to various matters, including: (a) the succession to property in case of intestacy; (b) the rights to real and personal property; and (c) the cultivation of the soil.

  5. Library Resource

    An Act to amend the Land Act to provide differently for certain effects of convictions of nobles.

    Legislation
    Tonga, Oceania

    This Act amends the Land Act (Cap. 132) in sections 30, 37, 38, 40 and 41 by repealing "convicted of an indictable offence" and replacing those words with "convicted of a criminal offence and sentenced to imprisonment for more than two years". Section 37 is further amended by adding a provision on suspension of sentence and its effects on loss of rights of inheritance. Sections 38 and 41 are further amended by repealing "conviction for an indictable offence" and replacing those words with "conviction of a criminal offence and sentenced to imprisonment for more than two years".

  6. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Solomon Islands, Oceania

    These Regulations, made under section 109 of the Wills, Probate and Administration Act, establish the order of application of the assets of a solvent estate and provides that the right of retainer of a personal representative and his or her right to prefer creditors may be exercised in respect of all assets of the deceased.

    Implements: Wills, Probate and Administration Act. (1996)

  7. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Solomon Islands, Oceania

    These Regulations, made under section 109 of the Wills, Probate and Administration Act, establish priority of expenses in case the estate of a deceased person is insolvent and provides that the right of retainer of a personal representative shall apply to those debts' owing to the personal representative in his or her own right whether solely or jointly with another person.

    Implements: Wills, Probate and Administration Act. (1996)

  8. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Vanuatu, Oceania

    These Regulations concern distribution of estate of intestate, letters and other matters of administration of the estate and effects of deceased persons, formal evidence of probate purporting to be under the seal of a court of competent jurisdiction and other matters of title and inheritance.

  9. Library Resource

    An Act to consolidate the law relating to the administration of the estates of deceased persons.

    Legislation
    Samoa, Oceania

    This Act makes provision for the administration of estates of deceased persons and the distribution of intestate estates. The estates of deceased persons shall be administered by an administrator appointed by the Supreme Court.

  10. Library Resource

    An Act to consolidate and amend the enactments relating to the Public Trustee and the Public Trust Office of Samoa.

    Legislation
    Samoa, Oceania

    This Act establishes an office to be called the Public Trust Office and provides for the appointment of the Public Trustee. The Public Trustee shall be responsible for the management of the Public Trust Office. The Public Trustee may be appointed executor, administrator or trustee by trust instrument. The Act also defines the powers and duties of the Public Trustee in respect of land affected by a mortgage or security.

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