Code Annotated

27.1027 Contest of valuation-Reappraisal-Adjustments.

(a) If a person importing goods into American…

27.1028 Refund of duties or excise taxes.

(a) Customs duties or excise taxes paid under…

27.1029 Seized property-Liability.

When, in any prosecution or action on account…

27.1030 Losses caused by acts of God.

Neither the government, the customs departmen…

27.1031 Return of duty on released merchandise prohibited.

No remission, abatement, or refund of duty ma…

27.1032 Immunity of customs officers.

No customs officer or other authorized employ…

27.1034 Exportation of contraband.

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to ex…

27.1035 Interference with customs officer’s duties.

Any person, who is being submitted to an auth…

27.1036 Oaths.

All authorized customs officers shall be empo…

27.1037 Conflict of interests.

No person employed in the customs office may…

27.1038 Authority to prescribe rules and forms.

The Treasurer may make rules and prescribe fo…

27.1039 Use of U.S.C. and C.F.R. as a guide.

In situations not covered by provisions of th…

27.1040 Violation-Penalty.

Except as elsewhere provided, any person conv…

27.1041 Enforcement.

(a) Customs officers shall be duly sworn and…

27.1042 Due process following seizure.

Contraband, undeclared goods, merchandise, an…

27.1043 Discovery of non-payment of excise tax.

When in the course of any lawful investigatio…

27.1044 Purchase and sale of merchandise from the Post Exchange (PX).

(a) The Post Exchange (PX) is established sol…

27.1045 Collection of unpaid excise tax.

(a) If a consignee owes delinquent excise tax…

27.1501 Limit on sale price of goods.

No merchant, trader, storekeeper or other per…

27.1510 Validity of mortgage, bill of sale, etc.

No mortgage, agreement that creates or provid…

27.1511 Filing of instrument of satisfaction.

When the obligation secured by any of the ins…

27.1530 Contracts-Sufficiency of writing.

Except as otherwise provided in this section…

27.1531 Contracts-Formal requirements.

Between merchants if within a reasonable time…

27.1532 Contracts-Enforceability.

A contract which does not satisfy the require…

27.2501 Legal tender.

The currency of the United States of America,…

27.2502 Government checks negotiable at par.

(a) All checks drawn upon the Treasurer by th…

27.2503 Adoption of Uniform Negotiable Instruments Law.

The Uniform Negotiable Instruments Law as pro…

27.2601 Policy and legislative findings.

(a) The Legislature finds that: (1) There is…

27.2602 Definitions.

As used in this title, unless the context req…

27.2603 Compliance with this chapter.

(a) No person may make any foreign investment…

27.2604 Duties and powers of the Director.

(a) The Director shall be provided with appro…

27.2605 Application for certificate of foreign investment.

(a) Any foreign investor, indigenous resident…

27.2606 Criteria for applications review.

(a) In reviewing an application for a certifi…

27.2607 Approval letter-Financing required.

(a) Upon determining, after review of the cri…

27.2608 Certificate of foreign investment-Issuance.

(a) Upon receipt of documentation required by…

27.2609 Terms of the certificate of foreign investment.

(a) Every certificate of foreign investment s…

27.2610 Suspension, revocation or modification of certificate of foreign investment.

(a) At all times during the life of a certifi…

27.2611 Fees.

(a) The fees for applying for a certificate o…

27.2612 Enforcement.

(a) To the extent necessary to obtain complia…

28.0101 Purpose of Bank.

In order to provide the people of American Sa…

28.0102 Charter of Bank-Powers.

The charter of the Bank is as follows in this…

28.0103 Board-President.

(a) The affairs of the Bank must be managed a…

28.0104 Audit.

The books and records of the Bank shall be th…

28.0105 Capital investment-Loan guarantees.

(a) The capital of the Bank, together with al…

28.0106 Existence for public benefit-Tax exempt status-Government not liable for Bank’s obligation.

The Bank exists and operates solely for the b…

28.0107 Annual report required.

(a) The Development Bank of American Samoa mu…

28.0108 Economic development fund.

(a) For the purpose of providing a source of…

28.0109 Assets and liabilities existing upon enactment of this chapter.

All assets and liabilities of the Bank existi…

28.0110 Loans to aliens.

A loan shall be made only if the manager of t…

28.0111 Malfeasance of director.

(a) Any director who, under color of his offi…