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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Micronesia, Oceania

    This Act makes provision for the preservation and protection of historic, archaeological, and cultural properties of the State of Pohnpei. One of its objectives is to limit effects of uncontrolled development and land use.For purposes of this Act, the Pohnpei Historic and Cultural Preservation Review Board is established and, within the Department of Land and Natural Resources, a Division of Historic Preservation is created.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Micronesia, Oceania

    This Act concerns land use planning in the State of Pohnpei. Its objectives are to promote responsible and balanced development, to preserve and enhance cultural and traditional values, to conserve and protect the natural environment, and to assure adequate provision for community facilities and requirements. All use of land, both public and private, must be consistent with provisions of this Act.The Act establishes the Pohnpei Land Use Planning and Zoning Commission. The Commission shall prepare a master land use plan, the scope and contents of which are set out in this Act.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Micronesia, Oceania

    This Act prescribes rules of succession when a person dies without making a valid will or without otherwise disposing of his or her real and personal property of which that person has the right to dispose at the time of his death (“intestate succession”). The rules concern succession both in the case of heirs and without heirs of the intestate. In the latter case, the succession to any real property of the intestate shall be determined jointly by the local authority where the property is located and the Governor, or his or her authorized representative.

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Micronesia, Oceania

    This Act requires the Pohnpei Public Lands Trust Board of Trustees to identify and convey specified land to the Government of Pohnpei. The State Government Land Use Plan Master Plan Map,” is hereby adopted as the zoning map for the purposes of this Act. The Governor shall submit to the Land Use Planning and Zoning Commission the Map and plan for integration into the public services element of the Land Use Zoning Master Plan of the state of Pohnpei.

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Micronesia, Oceania

    This Act prescribes rules relative to the making of a valid will and the consequences of a will for inheritance of (real) property belonging to the person who made the will.

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Micronesia, Oceania

    This Chapter makes provision for developmental planning in the State of Pohnpei. The Chapter requires each local government to develop a comprehensive plan for the development of the area where it has jurisdiction. A plan shall consider, among other things, the conservation of natural resources and protection of the environment. The Chapter sets out the procedures for the approval of development plans by the Legislature and provides for hearings and review prior to approval.

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Micronesia, Oceania

    This Chapter provides rules relative to the probate of inheritance of small estate. It sets out procedures for and content of complaints regarding the transfer of decedent’s property to beneficiaries and creditors. There is also a procedure if debts exceed the value of assets to be inherited. The transferee shall be personally responsible for any property received by him or her under any order issued pursuant to this Chapter, and any party claiming an interest in such property may, after demand, maintain, within a specified period, an action against the transferee.

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Micronesia, Oceania

    This Chapter concerns the development of a part of Pohnpei declared to be Planned Development Zone. It grants powers to the Public Lands Trust Board of Trustees to enter into lease and use agreements for development stated in line with the integrated development goals of the Pohnpei Government. Development shall be limited to coastal structures for fisheries and tourism.

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Micronesia, Oceania

    This Chapter establish rules for securing public access to areas that are public lands and that are subject to subdivision into smaller parcels, tracts or lots for sale, lease, homestead, exchange or allocated for any other purposes or any public land abutting the sea or tidal areas that is proposed to be sold, leased, homesteaded , exchanged or allocated. The Board of Trustees shall have the power to promulgate Rules and Regulations, subject to the approval of the Governor, to implement the provisions of this Chapter. Such Rules and Regulations will have the force and effect of law.

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