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48 U.S.C. Chapter 13: Eastern Samoa »

Edited By: Oceana Editorial Board
(a) Ceded to and accepted by United States The cessions by certain chiefs of the islands of Tutuila and Manua and certain other islands of the Samoan group lying between the thirteenth and fifteenth degrees of latitude south of the Equator and between the one hundred and sixty-seventh and one hundred and seventy-first degrees of longitude west of Greenwich, herein referred to as the islands of eastern Samoa, are accepted, ratified, and confirmed, as of April 10, 1900, and July 16, 1904, respectively. (b) Public land laws; revenue The existing laws of the United...

48 U.S.C. Chapter 14: Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands »

Edited By: Oceana Editorial Board
Termination Of Trust Territory Of The Pacific Islands The Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, which included the Northern Mariana Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands, and Palau, terminated. The Trusteeship Agreement terminated with respect to the Republic of the Marshall Islands on Oct. 21, 1986, with respect to the Federated States of Micronesia and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands on Nov. 3, 1986, and with respect to the Republic of Palau on Oct. 1, 1994. See Proc. No. 5564, Nov. 3, 1986, 51 F.R. 40399, set out...

48 U.S.C. Chapter 9: Samoa, Tutuila, Manua, Swains Island, and Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands »

Edited By: Oceana Editorial Board
Section 1431, act Mar. 4, 1925, ch. 563, 43 Stat. 1357, which related to sovereignty of United States extended over Swains Island, was transferred to section 1662 of this title. Section 1431a, acts Feb. 20, 1929, ch. 281, 45 Stat. 1253; May 22, 1929, ch. 6, 46 Stat. 4, which related to islands of Tutuila, Manua, and Eastern Samoa, was transferred to section 1661 of this title. Section 1432, act June 28, 1906, ch. 3585, 34 Stat. 552, which related to acknowledgment of deeds in the islands of Samoa, was transferred to section 1663 of this title. Section 1433, act...

The Constitution of American Samoa: June 2, 1967 (United States [us]) »

Edited By: Oceana Editorial Board
Whereas the Congress of the United States, in its Act of February 20, 1929, provided that until the Congress shall provide for the Government of the islands of American Samoa, all civil, judicial, and military powers shall be vested in such person or persons and exercised in such manner as the President of the United States shall direct; and Whereas by Executive Order No. 10264 the President of the United States directed that the Secretary of the Interior should take such action as may be necessary and appropriate and in harmony with applicable law, for the...