22.0604 Right to additional testing.

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In addition to a chemical test of his breath, blood, urine or saliva administered upon the request of a police officer, a person arrested for driving a motor vehicle upon the highways of American Samoa while under the influence of intoxicating liquor shall be permitted, upon request and at his own expense, reasonable opportunity to have any licensed physician, surgeon, Samoan medical officer, licensed professional nurse or qualified technician administer a chemical test or tests for the purpose of determining the alcoholic content of his blood. The failure or inability to obtain such a test or tests by a person shall not preclude the admission of evidence relating to a test taken upon the request of a police officer.

History: 1972, PL 12-65 § 1.