22.1501 Definitions.

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

(a) “Director” means the head of the Bureau of Consumer Protection, in the Department of Legal Affairs.

(b) “Retailer” means any individual, partnership, corporation, firm, society, association or company engaged in the sale of vehicles directly to the consumer.

(c) “Samoan” or “Samoan descent” includes American Samoans of at least one-half Samoan blood and persons born on other islands of the Pacific Ocean who are of at least one-half Polynesian, Melanesian or Micronesian blood and reside in American Samoa.

(d) “Vehicle” means a device by which any person or property may be propelled or moved upon a highway or water, including devices moved by human power.

(e) “Vehicle parts” means replacement parts essential for the normal operation of a vehicle.

History: 1962, PL 7-23; 1968, PL 10-66; 1970, PL 11-112; amd 1983, PL 18-15 § 1.

Amendments: 1983 Subsection (a) amended to refer to the head of the Bureau of Consumer Protection.