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    An Act to make provision for the vesting and distribution of the Nauruan Land Owners Royalty Trust Fund, for the winding up of dormant Funds, for the dissolution of Nauru Phosphate Royalties Trust and for related matters.

    Legislation
    Nauru, Oceania

    This Act winds up the Nauruan Land Owners Royalty Trust Fund, the Nauru Rehabilitation Fund and other dormant funds. It also requires the Cabinet may make regulations prescribing any matter or thing required or authorised by this Act to be prescribed or which is necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act. The Nauru Phosphate Royalties Trust (NPRT) was a sovereign wealth fund developed by the government of the Republic of Nauru in which the government invested money from the state owned mining company, Nauru Phosphate Corporation.

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    An Act to make provision for the orderly realisation of remaining assets and payment of the remaining funds of the Nauruan Land Owners Royalty Trust Fund to Beneficiaries, for the safeguarding of records of NPRT and for related matters.

    Legislation
    Nauru, Oceania

    This Act amends the RONWAN Distribution Act with respect to, among other things, the Winding Up of the Nauruan Land Owners Royalty Trust Fund and the administration by the Nauru Rehabilitation Corporation of the Long Term Investment Fund established pursuant to S. 62(1) of the Constitution. This Act also amends the Nauru Rehabilitation Corporation Act 1997, the Nauru Phosphate Royalties Trust Act 1968 and the Nauru Phosphate Royalties (Payment and Investment) Act 1968. It also concerns some administrative matters of the Nauru Phosphate Royalties Trust (NPRT).

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    An Act to amend the Nauru Lands Committee Act 1956.

    Legislation
    Nauru, Oceania

    This Act amends the Nauru Lands Committee Act 1956. The amendments are set out in the Schedule to this Act and concern, among other things: the power of the Committee to determine the distribution of the personal estate of deceased Nauruans. ‘Personal estate’ means the personal property to which a deceased person was entitled at the time of the person’s death, and any share or interest in such property, that is: (a) subject to the law of Nauru; and (b) not real estate.

    Amends: Nauru Lands Committee Ordinance 1956-1963. (1963-10-25)

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    An Act to declare the customary law with respect to the Iroijlaplap right, title and interest in and to Bikini Atoll.

    Legislation
    Marshall Islands, Oceania

    This Act declares customary law pursuant to Article X, Section 2 of the Constitution of the Republic of the Marshall Islands in respect of right, title and interest in and to Bikini Atoll in the Ralik Chain. As a result of the circumstances attributed to the long time span of the legacy and influence of foreign domination, the customary law shall, have limited force and effect with respect to specified rights and activities.

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    An Act to invalidate a certain decision of the High Court of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands on the ground of inconsistency with customary law, and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

    Legislation
    Marshall Islands, Oceania

    This Act stipulates that no person or body of persons recognized in pursuance of the a specified decision of the High Court shall after the date of commencement of this Act assert or exercise any title, right or power of Iroij Laplap with respect to the subject matter thereof which may be asserted or exercised by only such person as shall be entitled thereto according to the rules of customary law.

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Nauru, Oceania

    This Act revises statute law of Nauru by: validating specified Acts; by making amendments to Acts and Ordinances; and by repealing specified Ordinances and Acts. Repealed Ordinances include: the Importation of Dogs Ordinance 1937-1967, the Native Administration Ordinance 1922-1967, the Native Co-operative Societies Ordinance 1935-1967 and the Prohibition of Sale to Chinese and Natives of Overmilled Rice Ordinance 1925-1967. Repealed Acts include the Nauru Local Government Council Act 1951-1985 and the Nauru Local Government Council Guarantee Act 1970.

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    Legislation
    Guam, Oceania

    This Act amends Chapter 80 of Title 21 to provide for the transfer of real property of the Guam Port Authority to the Guam Ancestral Lands Commission so that the Commission can return land parcels and properties to the original landowners or their estates.

    Amends: Guam Ancestral Lands Commission - Chapter 80 of 21 GCA “Real Property”. (2006-04-14)

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    An Act to amend the Foreshore and Land Reclamation Ordinance, Cap 35 to strengthen the recognition of customary ownership of the foreshore and for connected purposes.

    Legislation
    Kiribati, Oceania

    This Act amends the Foreshore and Land Reclamation Ordinance, Cap 35 in section 2 by adding definitions and in section 3 with respect to compensation by licence holders to landowners.This amendment is introduced so as to strengthen the recognition of customary rights over the foreshore of lands. Private rights over land expressly include customary rights to the exclusive use of the foreshore of Mauritius lands. Landowners are granted certain rights with respect to the granting of licences for the extraction of materials from the foreshore.

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Guam, Oceania

    This Chapter regulates the use of Government land and defines uses for specific purposes and for specified parts of Guam. The Director with the approval of the Governor is authorized to grant permits for the use of any suitable government real property, not otherwise occupied or in use, and for any lawful purposes. Articles 2 to 5 provide for use of specific lands and the sale of such land to qualified purchasers. Article concerns a comprehensive development Master plan to be adopted for specified areas.

  10. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Guam, Oceania

    The purpose of this Chapter is to establish certain minimum regulations for the protection and promotion of the public health, safety and general welfare of the people of the Territory of Guam, which regulations are deemed necessary in order to encourage the most appropriate use of land, to provide adequate open spaces about buildings for light and air, to prevent undue concentration of population, and to assure adequate provisions for community utilities and facilities such as water, schools, parks and other public requirements.

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