DRAFT CSC, Title 5. The Judiciary
Declatory Judgments

1541.  Authority of courts to render.

      1541.  Authority of courts to render.
     In a case of actual controversy within its jurisdiction, the Chuuk State Supreme Court high court or a district court, upon the filing of an appropriate pleading, may declare the rights and other legal relations of any interested party seeking such declaration, whether or not further relief is or could be sought.  Any such declaration shall have the force and effect of a final judgment or decree and shall be reviewable as such.  Further necessary or proper relief based on a declaratory judgment or decree may be granted, after reasonable notice and hearing, against any adverse party whose rights have been determined by such judgment.

          Source: (Code 1966, 118; Code 1970, tit. 9, 1.) 9 TTC 1 1, modified.