11.1907 Legal effect of this chapter.

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Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to violate any provision of the Constitution of American Samoa, and all acts taken under this chapter shall conform to the Constitution, whether expressly provided or not. Where any procedure of this chapter is held by any court to violate the Constitution or any other law of the Territory, the members of the Authority shall have the power to provide by resolution an alternative procedure conforming to the Constitution or law of the Territory. If any provision of this chapter is found by a court to be invalid, that finding shall not affect the validity of any other provision of this chapter, and the Legislature hereby declares that it would have enacted the valid provisions of this chapter despite the invalidity of any other provision.

History: 1986, PL 19-6 9