31.0101 Examination-Rules and regulations-Appointment of committees.

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The Chief Justice of the High Court of American Samoa has the power to:

(1) examine, admit and reinstate attorneys and practitioners to practice law in American Samoa;

(2) adopt reasonable rules and regulations to make effective the provisions of this chapter; and

(3) appoint such committees as he deems necessary to effect the purposes of this chapter.

History: 1962, PL 7-36, 1969, PL 11-54; 1970, PL 11-111.

Case Notes:

Chief Justice of the High Court has the ultimate authority to decide who may practice law in the Territory. A.S.C.A. § 31.0101(a). Siofele v. Hall, 12 A.S.R.2d 9 (1989).