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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Guam, Oceania

    This Chapter provides for title to accessory matters to land such as fixtures put on the land by others, new land formed by alluvium, river banks carried away by sudden violence, island formed in a stream which is not navigable, islands formed by division of a river. The Chapter also provides for removing of removable fixtures by a tenant.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Guam, Oceania

    This Chapter assigns the power to the Government of Guam to acquire real property by the exercise of eminent domain. Eminent Domain is the right or power of the government to take private property for public use, the right of the government or department or agency thereof, or public corporation to whom the power is delegated by law to condemn private property for public use and to appropriate the ownership and possession thereof for such use upon paying the owner due compensation therefor.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Guam, Oceania

    This Chapter provides for various matters relative to title in ancestral and for the creation of the Guam Ancestral Lands Commission. Ancestral Lands shall mean those lands owned privately by residents of Guam on or after January 1, 1930. Section 2 affirms responsibility of the government of Guam to enforce rights in private property, as a civil right, pursuant to the laws of the United States of America applicable to Guam and the Laws of Guam and provides otherwise for the recognition of ancestral land rights.

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Guam, Oceania

    This Chapter contains rules relative to various kinds of actions required for determination of conflicting claims regarding real properties. Actions here regulated include: action to quiet title to real and personal property, an order made to allow a party to survey and measure the land in dispute, establishment of value of improvements on property and other increase in value, recovery of damages, actions during proceedings, injuctions, etc.

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Guam, Oceania

    This Chapter provides for various matters regarding the Chamorro Land Trust Commission, for the grant of leases to a native Chamorros and relates matters and provides for loans for the development of Chanorro communities and lands and for the establishment of various Funds for these purposes. There is within the government of Guam the Chamorro Land Trust Commission. The Commission shall grant leases and otherwise be responsible for the development of Chamorro lands.

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Guam, Oceania

    This Chapter concerns the recording of conveyance of real property and the effects of recording. The term conveyance embraces every instrument in writing by which any estate or interest in real property is created, alienated, mortgaged, or encumbered, or by which the title to any real property may be affected, except wills. Every conveyance of real property acknowledged or proved and certified and recorded as prescribed by law from the time it is filed with the Director of Land Management is constructive notice of the contents thereof to subsequent purchasers and mortgagees.

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Guam, Oceania

    This Chapter provides for a series of general matters with respect to real or immovable property such as classification of estates, the definition of ownership issues, limitations on full ownership, reversions, remainder of former estate, suspension of ownership, limitations on Life Estates, rights of heirs of life tenants, etc. Estates in real property, in respect to the duration of their enjoyment, are either: estates of inheritance or perpetual estates; estates for life; estates for years; or estates at will.

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Guam, Oceania

    This Chapter provides for the management and other matters of Government land. It consists of 8 Articles divided into sections. Article 1 contains general provisions. The Department of Land Management shall have authority of all government real property for purposes of this Chapter. The Director of Land Management may, when necessary, reserve or set aside government real property not reserved by law for specific public use for the future use of any other department or agency of the government pursuant to section 5.

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Guam, Oceania

    This Chapter provide for the setting up of a Fund for the additional financial compensation of persons who have suffered economically from expropriation for the benefit of the United States of America in the past and have not been sufficiently compensated before.

  10. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Guam, Oceania

    This Chapter defines certain matters relative to the recording of land. Any instrument or judgment affecting the title to or possession of real property may be recorded under this Chapter, provided, however, that deeds or grants conveying to a governmental agency, real estate, or any interest therein, or easements thereon, for public purposes shall not be accepted for recordation without the consent of the grantee evidenced by its acceptance attached to such deed or grant. Instruments and judgments to be recorded pursuant to this section shall be recorded by Department of Land Management.

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