A. An appeal of the Board’s decision on the motion for reconsideration shall be filed within ten (10) days of the Board’s decision, provided that such appeal is submitted in writing to the Director and contains the information required for a motion for reconsideration.

B. Within twenty (20) days of receipt of the appeal the Director shall submit the appeal to an administrative law judge. The administrative law judge shall consider the case on the record and arguments of the parties and thereafter submit written findings of fact and conclusions of law.

C. The administrative law judge shall adopt findings based on the entire record, which shall be reviewable in the High Court of American Samoa in accordance with ASCA §§ 4.1000 et. seq. the American Samoa Administrative Procedures Act.

History: Rule 8-80 (Ex. Ord. 03-80); ASCMP Reg. (Ex. Ord. 07-88); Rule 2-97, eff 4 Aug 97.