19.0101 Definitions.

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As used in this title unless the context otherwise requires, the following meanings apply:

(a) “Commercial carrier” means a person operating a commercial means of conveyance on or between the islands of American Samoa, excluding aircraft, vessels, or a tramway.

(b) “Commercial vehicle” means an automobile, automobile truck, motorbus, or other means of overland conveyance including but not limited to a trailer, semitrailer or other device used as a means of conveyance, not operated upon fixed rails or tracks and used for the transportation of passengers for compensation.

(c) “Commission” means the Government Commerce Commission.

(d) “Vessel” means a watercraft, except longboats and paopaos, used or intended to be used as a means of transporting passengers or freight for profit.

History: 1972, PL 12-65 § 1; amd 1973, PL 13-20 § 1; 1979, PL 16-21 § 3; amd 1981, PL 17-15 § 1.

Amendments: 1973 Amended definitions generally.

*1979 Subsection (a): added “excluding aircraft” at end.