37.1501 Definitions.

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As used in this chapter, “Samoan” or “Samoan descent” includes American Samoans of at least one-half Samoan blood and persons born on other islands of the Pacific Ocean who are of at least one-half Polynesian, Melanesian or Micronesian blood and who reside in American Samoa.

History: 1962, PL 7-23; 1968, PL 10-56.

Case Notes:

With respect to land, a separation agreement splits a particular structure from the land on which it is built or is to be built, so that the structure will be the property of the person building it rather than the landowner. A.S.C.A. § 37.1501 et seq. Fagasoaia v. Fanene, 18 A.S.R.2d 72 (1991).