46.1901 Authorized dispositions.

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(a) Every person found guilty of an offense, whether defined in this title or in the American Samoa Code Annotated in accordance with the classifications in this chapter, shall be dealt with by the court in accordance with the provisions of this chapter, except that for offenses defined outside this title and not in accordance with the classifications of this chapter and not repealed, the term of imprisonment or the fine that may be imposed is that provided in the statute defining the offense.

History: 1979, PL 16-43 § 2; and 1980, PL 16-90 § 1.

Amendments: 1980 Amended to conform with penalties provided for in Tide 46, Criminal Justice.

Research Guide: MCC 557.011, 15 ASC 5003, 15 ASC 5005, 15 ASC 6401.