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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-454—OCT. 5, 1984 ployees of the United States, or their survivors, who are residents of, or who are domiciled in, Guam)". SEC. 602. Section 212 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1182) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(1) The requirement of paragraph (26)(B) of subsection (a) may be waived by the Attorney General, the Secretary of State, and the Secretary of the Interior, acting jointly, in the case of an alien applying for admission as a nonimmigrant visitor for business or pleasure and solely for entry into and stay on Guam for a period not to exceed fifteen days, if the Attorney General, the Secretary of State, and the Secretary of the Interior jointly determined that— "(1) Guam has developed an adequate arrival and departure control system, and "(2) such a waiver does not represent a threat to the welfare, safety, or security of the United States.", (b) Section 214(a) of such Act (8 U.S.C. 1184(a)) is amended by adding at the end the following new sentence: "No alien admitted to Guam without a visa pursuant to section 212(1) may be authorized to enter or stay in the United States other than in Guam or to remain in Guam for a period exceeding fifteen days from date of admission to Guam.". TITLE VII

STAT. 1737

Aliens.

Defense and national security. Supra.

VIRGIN ISLANDS

SEC. 701. In section 3 of the Revised Organic Act of the Virgin Islands, as amended (68 Stat. 4981; 48 U.S.C. 1561), the proviso in the next to the last paragraph is amended to read as follows: "Provided, That all offenses against the laws of the United States and the laws of the Virgin Islands which are prosecuted in the district court pursuant to sections 22(a) and (c) of this Act may be had by indictment by grand jury or by information, and that all offenses against the laws of the Virgin Islands which are prosecuted in the district court pursuant to section 22(b) of this Act or in the courts established by local law shall continue to be prosecuted by information, except such as may be required by local law to be prosecuted by indictment by grand jury.". SEC. 702. Section 21 of the Revised Organic Act of the Virgin Islands (68 Stat. 506; 48 U.S.C. 1611) is amended to read as follows: "SEC. 21. (a) The judicial power of the Virgin Islands shall be vested in a court of record designated the 'District Court of the Virgin Islands' established by Congress, and in such appellate court and lower local courts as may have been or may hereafter be established by local law. "(b) The legislature of the Virgin Islands may vest in the courts of the Virgin Islands established by local law jurisdiction over all causes in the Virgin Islands over which any court established by the Constitution and laws of the United States does not have exclusive jurisdiction. Such jurisdiction shall be subject to the concurrent jurisdiction conferred on the District Court of the Virgin Islands by section 22(a) and (c) of this Act. "(c) The rules governing the practice and procedure of the courts established by local law and those prescribing the qualifications and duties of the judges and officers thereof, oaths and bonds, and the times and places of holding court shall be governed by local law or the rules promulgated by those courts.".

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