Except in the case of an emergency application, the agency shall not act on an application under 11.0257 through 11.0265 unless :

(1) the application and any amendments thereto have been on file with the agency at least 20 days after public notification of the filing of such application;

(2) any public hearing requested by the applicant or any other bona fide resident of the territory of American Samoa has been held; and

(3) appropriate opportunity to comment on such application has been afforded the public.

History: Rule 8-79, eff 16 Jul 79, Det. of Need Rules and Proc. § 22.2.