Law Reform Committee

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The Law Reform Committee is a standing committee dedicated to improving the quality of the laws and the administration of justice in American Samoa. This includes reviewing the current laws, regulations, and rules, as well as drafting new rules.


The Law Reform Committee updated Titles 13 and 46 of the American Samoa Code Annotated. These updates were adopted by the Bar in 2009. The changes affect the criminal statutes of the Territory. The revised Titles can be read below in pdf format.