46.0101 Legislative declaration.

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The Legislature finds and declares that:

(1) Crime and delinquency are complex social problems requiring the attention and efforts of the criminal justice system, and the people of American Samoa.

(2) The function of the criminal justice system must be coordinated more efficiently and effectively.

(3) Training, records, evaluation, technical assistance and public education must be en-couraged and focused on the improvement of the criminal justice system and the generation of new methods for the prevention and reduction of crime and delinquency.

History: 1978, PL 15-107 § 1.