(a) “Appeal” means any appellate proceeding in an action as defined by law or usage in American Samoa or the High Court of American Samoa.

(b) “Appropriate civil actions” shall include cases filed in court on behalf of individual consumers as well as groups or classes of consultants.

(c) ” Director” means the director of the Consumer Protection Bureau or his designated representation.

(d) “Fee-generating case” means any case or matter which, if undertaken on behalf of a consumer by an attorney in private practice, reasonably may be expected to result in a fee for legal services from an award to a client, from public funds, or from the opposing party.

History: Rule 5-85, eff 30 Dec 85.