27.1012 Breach of law on Boarded vessel— Seizures and arrests.

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If upon examination of any vessel it appears that a breach of the laws of American Samoa is being or has been committed so as to render the vessel, or the merchandise, or any part thereof, on board of, or brought into American Samoa by such vessel, liable to forfeiture, or to secure any fine or penalty, the same shall be seized and any person who has engaged in such breach shall be arrested.

History: 1963, PL 8-1; 2008, PL 30-36.