3.0201 Territorial jurisdiction.

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The jurisdiction of the High Court shall extend to the whole of American Samoa, including Swains Island and Rose Island.

History: 1969, PL 11-54.

Case Notes:

High Court of American Samoa is not a District Court within the meaning of the federal ship Mortgage Act, 46 U.S.C. § 951, and ship foreclosure action is not allowed in the High Court. Star Kist Samoa, Inc. v. M/V Conquest and Security Pacific National Bank, 3 A.S.R.2d 25 (1986).