3.1001 Chief and Associate Justices-Appointment.

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(a) There shall be a Chief Justice of American Samoa and an Associate Justice of American Samoa. Each shall be learned in the law and appointed by the Secretary of the Interior.

(b) Subject to any applicable limitations contained in the statutes of the United States, each shall hold office during his good behavior, but may be removed by the Secretary of the Interior for cause.

History: 1962, PL 7-36.