31.0518 Petition to appellate division of High Court.

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(a) Any applicant or licensee aggrieved by a decision of the Board may petition the appellate division of the High Court of American Samoa to review the decision. A copy of the petition must be served on the Board.

(b) Within 30 days after service of the petition, the Board must file the record of proceedings with the court. The review by the court is confined to the record. Upon request by any party, the court must receive briefs and hear oral argument. On motion of any party, the court may, in its discretion, receive any evidence necessary to supplement the record.

(c) A petition for review may be filed not later than 10 days after a copy of the Board’s decision has been served on the applicant or licensee.

(d) The filing of a petition does not stay the action of the Board, but the Board may grant or the court may order a stay on appropriate terms.

History: 1969, PL 11-38.