46.0915 Lawful arrest-By officer or private citizen without warrant.

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The arrest of a person may also be lawfully made by an officer or a private citizen without a warrant, upon reasonable information that the accused stands charged in the courts of another state with a crime punishable by death or imprisonment for a term exceeding 1 year; but when so arrested the accused must be taken before the High Court of American Samoa with all practicable speed and complaint must be against him under oath setting forth the ground for the arrest as in 46.0914, and thereafter, his answer shall be heard as if he had been arrested on a warrant.

History: 1965, PL 9-13.