[…]has been vested with authority to designate uses in the coastal zone subject to management and to review, comment upon, approve, or disapprove all applications for permits for uses, developments, or activities which may in any way whatsoever impact the American Samoa coastal zone. The responsibilities and authorities of the territory which relate to flood protection and to coastal zone management are interrelated and compatible and can be administered and implemented together most effectively and efficiently. Thus, it is in the best interest of the territory that the policies, rules, and procedures of the Territory be administered and implemented in the most effective and efficient manner.

History: Rule 6-81 (Ex. Old. 3-1981). eff 17 Jun 81, § 1.