46.1220 Prosecution of complaints.

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All criminal prosecutions shall be brought in the name of the “Government of American Samoa”. The Attorney General shall prosecute all criminal cases before the High Court. The prosecution of misdemeanors may be initiated by complaint or by criminal information. The prosecution of felonies may be initiated only by criminal information.

History: 1962, PL 7-36; 1969, PL 11-54.