WHEREAS, in pursuance of the United States Land Acquisition Program, it is deemed necessary at times to enter upon lands for the purpose of conducting an investigation and/or survey with a view to eliminating from acquisition all possible land, especially land of a productive nature,
NOW, THEREFORE, it is hereby ordained as follows:
1. Whenever the District Engineer, United States Army Engineer District Ryukky Islands, deems it necessary or expedient to enter upon leads for the purpose of investigation or survey preliminary to the contemplated acquisition of an estate or interest in land by the United States Forces, in the absence of voluntary authority therefor given by the owner or occupant in possession of said lands, he may apply to the Civil Administrator for authority and permission thereunto, which, if granted, shall be issued in writing by the Civil Administrator and be operative to permit the lawful entry, investigation and/or survey without payment of compensation for the right thereof. Damages ensuing therefrom may be compensated for following proper application to the USCAR Land Court or under appropriate United States Forces Claims procedures, depending upon the circumstances.
2. The effective date of this ordinance is 25 June 1957.
VONNA F. BURGER
Brigadier General, U.S. Army