CHAPTER 3

Use of Terms

SECTIONS

301.              Federated States of Micronesia defined.

302.              State defined.

 

            301.  Federated States of Micronesia defined.

            The term "Federated States of Micronesia," when used in the proceedings, enactments, communications, and resolutions of the Interim Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia, and the government of any State as defined in section 302 of this chapter shall hereinafter be used in referring collectively to the administrative districts of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands which have ratified the Constitution of the Federated States of Micronesia.

Source:  PL IC-8 2.

Cross-reference:  The provisions of the Constitution are found in Part I of this code.  The state constitutions of Chuuk, Kosrae, Pohnpei, and Yap are found in Part III of this code.

The statutory provisions on the President and the Executive are found in title 2 of this code.  The statutory provisions on the Legislature (the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia) are found in title 3 of this code.  The statutory provisions on the FSM Supreme Court and the Judiciary are found in title 4 of this code.

 

The website of the FSM National Government contains announcements, press releases, news, forms, and other information on the National Government at http://fsmgov.org.  

 

The FSM Supreme Court website contains court decisions, rules, calendar, and other information of the court, the Constitution, the code of the Federated States of Micronesia, and other legal resource information at http://www.fsmsupremecourt.org/.

 

The official website of the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia contains the public laws enacted by the Congress, sessions, committee hearings, rules, and other Congressional information at http://www.fsmcongress.fm/.

 

            302.  State defined.

            The term "State" when used in the proceedings, enactments, communications, and resolutions of the Interim Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia, and the government of any State as herein defined shall hereinafter be used in referring to an administrative district of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands which has ratified the Constitution of the Federated States of Micronesia.

Source:  PL IC-8 1.

Cross-reference:  The statutory provisions on the FSM Congress and the Legislative are found in title 3 of this code.

The provisions of the Constitution are found in Part I of this code.

The state constitutions of Chuuk, Kosrae, Pohnpei, and Yap are found in Part III of this code.

 

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