A number of the Pacific Islands have a fully centralized, fully electronic registry, which operates on a notice filing system. An important goal of the reforms was to promote increased investor and creditor confidence by having greater uniformity across the Pacific jurisdictions
More information is available in this report by the Asian Development Bank
Federated States of Micronesia
The Federated States of Micronesia enacted the Secured Transactions Act 2006:
The Republic of the Marshall Islands enacted the Secured Transactions Act 2007: Online filing system.
Tonga enacted the Personal Property Security Act 2010: Online filing system.
Vanuatu enacted the Personal Property Securities Act 2008:
The Solomon Islands enacted the Secured Transactions Act 2008:
Palau enacted the Secured Transactions Act 2012:
Last Checked August 2020
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