The Compact Review Office (formerly known as Compact Review Commission) has its office at the old Olbiil Era Kelulau (Senate Chamber) in Koror State. Contact number for the office is (680) 488-4411 with e-mail address (firstname.lastname@example.org) and fax (680) 488-6919. The Compact Review Office welcomes any and all comments, ideas, proposals, and/or suggestions related to Compact issues through e-mail messages, telephones, faxes and post office number (P.O. Box 6051) through the office of the President of the Republic of Palau. Please include your name, address and contact numbers.
Section 234 of the Compact of Free Association (the Compact) provides that title to the property of the Government of the United States which is situated in the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands and in Palau, or which has been acquired by the Government of the United States for use by the Government of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, on or before the day preceding the effective date of the Compact shall vest in the Government of Palau. This vesting of title shall be without reimbursement or transfer of funds by or from the Government of Palau. Title to property of the Government of the United States for which the Government of the United States determines a continuing requirement shall remain vested in the Government of the United States.
United States Public Law 96-597 (94 Stat. 3477) provides in Section 402 that all right, title and interest of the Government of the United States in personal property situated in the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands shall be transferred to the Government of Palau, the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia or the Northern Mariana Islands, without reimbursement by any of them. The High Commissioner of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands is required to establish a list of distribution of the property among the recipient governments and in consultation with them. Only property which is surplus to the needs of the Government of the United States shall be included in this list for transfer.