Actions for Nuisance, Waste, and Willful Trespass – Chapter 23 of 21 GCA “Real Property”. | Land Portal

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This Chapter grants the right to civil action to: (a) any person whose property is injuriously affected, or whose personal enjoyment is lessened by a nuisance, as the same is defined in 20 GCA; (b) the Attorney General in the name of the government of Guam to abate a public nuisance as the same is defined in 20 GCA; (c) any person aggrieved by the waste caused by a guardian, tenant for life or years, joint tenant, or tenant in common of real property; (d) an owner of a land against any person who cuts down or carries off any wood or underwood, tree, or timber, or girdles or otherwise injures any tree or timber on the land. Recovery of more than the just value of the timber taken from uncultivated woodland for the repair of a public highway or bridge upon the land, or adjoining it, is justified. In some cases compensation for damages are defined.

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Guam Compiler of Laws


Spain ceded Guam to the US in 1898. Captured by the Japanese in 1941, it was retaken by the US three years later. The military installations on the island are some of the most strategically important US bases in the Pacific.

Guam is a presidential democracy. Guam is a self-governing unincorporated territory of the US.

Source: CIA World Factbook

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