40.0404 Oath and bond.

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Before any person shall assume the duties of guardian, he shall take an oath before the Trial Division of the High Court that he will faithfully and honestly discharge the duties of his trust, and shall give a bond in such amount as shall be required by the Trial Division of the High Court, which shall in no case exceed 2 times the estimated value of the property which shall come into his hands during administration. The Development Bank of American Samoa when acting as legal representative of an estate shall not be required to give bond.

History: 1962, PL 7-21; amd 1979, PL 16-53 § 24.

Amendments: 1979 Substituted “Trial Division” for “Probate Division”.